|a pellucid, fragrant, acrid, bitter resin, which exudes from the piney tree (Vateria Indica) when wounded. It is used as a varnish, in making candles, and as a substitute for incense and for amber. Called also liquid copal, and white dammar.|
See also: Piney
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.