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Related to dammar: dammar resin, dammar varnish

dammar

[′dam·ər]
(materials)
A type of hard resin obtained from evergreen trees of the genus Agathis.
A type of soft, clear to yellow East Indian resin derived from several trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae. Also known as gum dammar.

dammar, damar, dammer, gum dammar

A naturally occurring resin; useful in paints and varnishes because of its light color.
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During his meeting with IDB's microfinance expert Hasan al-Saqqaf, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammed al-Sa'adi talked about the importance of the RDP, which covers five cities of Lahj, Dhali, Dammar, Taiz and Hodaida.
QUETTA, October 22, 2010 (Frontier Star): The Provincial deputy secretary general of Balochistan, Maulana Muhammad Arif Dammar has strongly condemned and expressed his darkest apprehensions regarding intermittent waves of target killings in Karachi, which has cost more than 85 innocent and precious lives in a short spate of 5 days.
Sal dammar has been used in India since time immemorial; it is burned as incense and is an ingredient in the samagri for cremations.
On the other hand, Yemen and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) approved the new program of the integral rural development worth of $90 million to cover governorates of Lahj, Dhale, Hodaida, Taiz and Dammar.