resinous

[rez-uh-nuhs]
adjective
1.
full of or containing resin.
2.
of the nature of or resembling resin.
3.
pertaining to or characteristic of resin.
Also, resiny [rez-uh-nee] .


Origin:
1640–50; < Latin rēsīnōsus. See resin, -ous

resinously, adverb
resinousness, noun
semiresinous, adjective
semiresiny, adjective
unresinous, adjective
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resin (ˈrɛzɪn)
 
n
1.  any of a group of solid or semisolid amorphous compounds that are obtained directly from certain plants as exudations. They are used in medicine and in varnishes
2.  Compare plastic any of a large number of synthetic, usually organic, materials that have a polymeric structure, esp such a substance in a raw state before it is moulded or treated with plasticizer, stabilizer, filler, etc
 
vb
3.  (tr) to treat or coat with resin
 
[C14: from Old French resine, from Latin rēsīna, from Greek rhētinē resin from a pine]
 
'resinous
 
adj
 
'resinously
 
adv
 
'resinousness
 
n

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resinous res·in·ous (rěz'ə-nəs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or derived from a resin.

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Example sentences
Then the body cavity was emptied, packed with resinous bandages and herbs, and
  sewn up.
All those resinous plants releasing their aromatic oils in the warm air.
The tallest native cottonwood, with open crown of erect branches and sticky,
  resinous buds with balsam odor.
They stacked logs in the resinous air, hacking the small limbs off, tying those
  bundles separately.
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