acaroid resin

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acaroid resin

[′a·kə‚rȯid ′rez·ən]
(organic chemistry)
A gum resin from aloelike trees of the genus Xanthorrhoea in Australia and Tasmania; used in varnishes and inks. Also known as gum accroides; yacca gum.
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