galipot

galipot

[gal-uh-pot]
noun
a type of turpentine exuded on the stems of certain species of pine.
Also, gallipot.


Origin:
1785–95; < French galipot, galipo, perhaps < Old French garipot a species of pine tree

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galipot or gallipot (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt)
 
n
a resin obtained from several species of pine, esp from the S European Pinus pinaster
 
[C18: from French, of unknown origin]
 
gallipot or gallipot
 
n
 
[C18: from French, of unknown origin]

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