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acaroid gum

noun
1.
a red alcohol-soluble resin that exudes from various species of grass tree, esp Xanthorrhoea hastilis, and is used in varnishes, for coating paper, etc Also called gum accroides, acaroid resin
Word Origin
C19: acaroid, of uncertain origin (apparently not related to acarus)
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