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Meaning of OLEORESIN

Pronunciation:  `owleeow'rezun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a naturally occurring mixture of a resin and an essential oil; obtained from certain plants
 

OLEORESIN is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: balsam, balsam capivi, Canada balsam, copaiba, copaiba balsam, gum labdanum, gum terpentine, labdanum, ladanum, natural resin, turpentine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`le*o*res"in\, n. [L. oleum oil + E. resin.]
1. (Chem.) A natural mixture of a terebinthinate oil and a
   resin.

2. (Med.) A liquid or semiliquid preparation extracted (as
   from capsicum, cubebs, or ginger) by means of ether, and
   consisting of fixed or volatile oil holding resin in
   solution. -- {O`le*o*res"in*ous}, a.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Resins and volatile oils in a homogenous mixture.
 

 

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