pontianak gum

pontianak gum

[‚pän·tē′ä·nək ‚gəm]
(materials)
A grayish-white copal from various jelutongs of the genus Dyera, indigenous to Malacca and Borneo; used in rubber manufacture, chewing gum, adhesives, paints, and varnishes. Also known as jelutong.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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