roset

noun
ro·​set | \ ˈrō-zət How to pronounce roset (audio) \

Definition of roset

chiefly Scotland
: resin

First Known Use of roset

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roset

Middle English, alteration of rosin

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