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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A resinous product of the kauri, found in the form of yellow or brown lumps in the ground where the trees have grown. It is used for making varnish, and as a substitute for amber.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as kauri-gum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. resin of the kauri trees of New Zealand; found usually as a fossil; also collected for making varnishes and linoleum


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