gum resin

noun

Definition of gum resin

: a product consisting essentially of a mixture of gum and resin usually obtained by making an incision in a plant and allowing the juice which exudes to solidify

First Known Use of gum resin

1712, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gum resin was in 1712

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“Gum resin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gum%20resin. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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gum resin

noun

Medical Definition of gum resin

: a product consisting essentially of a mixture of gum and resin usually obtained by making an incision in a plant and allowing the juice which exudes to solidify

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