|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|
|3.||(tr) to treat or coat with resin|
|[C14: from Old French resine, from Latin rēsīna, from Greek rhētinē resin from a pine]|
resinous res·in·ous (rěz'ə-nəs)
Of, relating to, or derived from a resin.