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drag′on's blood`


n.
a deep-red, water-insoluble resin obtained from various tropical plants, esp. a Malaysian palm, Daemonorops draco, used in varnishes and in photoengraving.
[1590–1600]
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Cai, "Microscopical study of original plant of Chinese drug "Dragons Blood" Dracaena cochinchinensis and distribution and constituents detection of its resin," Zhongguo Zhongyao Zazhi, vol.
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