variants or less commonly copaline
plural -s
: a resinous substance that is apparently a vegetable resin and that is partly mineralized by remaining in the earth

Word History


copalite from copal + -ite; copaline, International Scientific Vocabulary copal + -ine

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“Copalite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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