acaroid resin


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ac·a·roid resin

 (ăk′ə-roid′)
n.
A yellow or reddish resin obtained from various Australian grass trees and used in varnishes, lacquers, and paper manufacture.

[From New Latin acaroīdēs : Greek akari, a kind of mite + Greek -oeidēs, -oid.]
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Noun1.acaroid resin - an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian treesacaroid resin - an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper
natural resin - a plant exudate
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