dragon's blood

noun

Definition of dragon's blood

: any of several resinous mostly dark-red plant products specifically : a resin from the fruit of a palm (genus Daemonorops) used for coloring varnish and in photoengraving

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Today, the museum's collection has some 15,000 objects ranging from potion ingredients such as dragon's blood, mandrake root and lavender (Harry Potter fans will love it) to a particularly frightening blood-letting device. Patti Nickell, Dallas News, "History comes to life in vibrant Alexandria, Va.," 30 July 2019

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First Known Use of dragon's blood

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

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