acaroid resin

ac·a·roid res·in
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh-roid rez-in]
    • /ˈæk əˌrɔɪd ˈrɛz ɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh-roid rez-in]
    • /ˈæk əˌrɔɪd ˈrɛz ɪn/

Definitions of acaroid resin words

  • noun acaroid resin an alcohol-soluble gum resin taken from various grass trees, used in varnishes, etc.: unique among natural resins because it forms a hard, insoluble, chemical-resistant film when heated 3
  • noun acaroid resin a red or yellow resin obtained from the trunks of several grass trees, especially Xanthorrhoea hastilis, used chiefly in varnishes and lacquers and as a substitute for resin. 1
  • noun acaroid resin A resin used mainly in varnishes and lacquer, obtained from plants in the genus Xanthorrhoea. 0

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Origin of acaroid resin

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60

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acaroid resin popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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