colophony

noun
co·lo·pho·ny | \ kə-ˈlä-fə-nē , ˈkä-lə-ˌfō- \
plural colophonies

Definition of colophony 

: rosin

First Known Use of colophony

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for colophony

Middle English colophonie, ultimately from Greek Kolophōn Colophon, an Ionian city

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colophony

noun
co·lo·pho·ny | \ kə-ˈläf-ə-nē , ˈkäl-ə-ˌfō- \
plural colophonies

Medical Definition of colophony 

: rosin

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