accroides-gum

accroides gum

[uh-kroi-deez, ak-roi-]

Origin:
1935–40; alteration of Neo-Latin acaroides. See acaroid

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accroides gum

noun
an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper [syn: acaroid resin
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