When one of these substances is soluble in either water or spirits it is called a gum-resin.
This species also produces a gum-resin similar to that of the bugo.
The gum-resin is relished as a condiment in India and Persia, and is in demand in France for use in cookery.
Mastic, Mastich, mas′tik, n. a species of gum-resin from the lentisk-tree: a cement from mastic: the tree producing mastic.
Bohun upas is a gum-resin obtained from the bark of the Antiaris toxicaria.
Hence, if the gum-resin be put into water, the water will dissolve only the gummy part, without touching the resinous.
The incised trunk exudes a gum-resin called brea blanca (white pitch) in the Philippines and elemi in Europe.
The said concrete juice is called a gum-resin; an improper name, as it gives a false idea of the nature of the substance.
It is full of a mixture of gum-resin, &c., which evolve a pleasant odor to the present day, although probably 3000 years old.
Tacamahac, tak′a-ma-hak, n. a gum-resin yielded by several tropical trees.