Manila resin

Manila resin

[mə′nil·ə ′rez·ən]
(materials)
A type of resin extracted from trees of the genus Agathis in the Philippines that is soluble in ethyl and methyl alcohol, insoluble in water; used in printing ink, varnishes, paints, and linoleum. Also known as Manila copal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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