resin soap

noun

Definition of resin soap

1 : soap made from resin as well as fat and containing sodium or potassium resinates especially : rosin soap
2 : a soapy substance formed from a resin (as rosin) and alkali, composed essentially of sodium or potassium resinates, and used especially in sizing paper or as an insecticide

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“Resin soap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resin%20soap. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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