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kauri resin

noun
1.
a hard resin obtained from the bark of the kauri or found, sometimes in masses of as much as 100 pounds (45 kg), in the soil where the tree has grown: used chiefly in making varnish.
Also, kauri, kauri gum, kauri copal.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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