Resinously

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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