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or dam·ar also dam·mer  (dăm′ər)
Any of various hard resins obtained chiefly in Southeast Asia from trees in the families Araucariaceae, Burseraceae, and Dipterocarpaceae, for use in varnishes and lacquers.

[Malay damar, resin.]


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(Art Terms) any of various resins obtained from SE Asian trees, esp of the genera Agathis (conifers) and Shorea (family Dipterocarpaceae): used for varnishes, lacquers, bases for oil paints, etc
[C17: from Malay damar resin]
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Noun1.dammar - any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine
natural resin - a plant exudate
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