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acaroid resin

noun
1.
a red or yellow resin obtained from the trunks of several grass trees, especially Xanthorrhoea hastilis, used chiefly in varnishes and lacquers and as a substitute for resin.
Also called accroides gum.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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