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dammar

[dam-ahr, -er, duh-mahr] /ˈdæm ɑr, -ər, dəˈmɑr/
noun
1.
Also called gum dammar. a copallike resin derived largely from dipterocarpaceous trees of southern Asia, especially Malaya and Sumatra, and used chiefly for making colorless varnish.
2.
any of various similar resins from trees of other families.
Also, damar, dammer
[dam-er] /ˈdæm ər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Malay damar
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British Dictionary definitions for dammer

dammar

/ˈdæmə/
noun
1.
any of various resins obtained from SE Asian trees, esp of the genera Agathis (conifers) and Shorea (family Dipterocarpaceae): used for varnishes, lacquers, bases for oil paints, etc
Word Origin
C17: from Malay damar resin
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