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Meaning of COLOPHONY

Pronunciation:  'kâlu`fownee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  translucent brittle substance produced from pine oleoresin; used especially in varnishes and inks and on the bows of stringed instruments
 

COLOPHONY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: natural resin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col"o*pho`ny\ (k[o^]l"[-o]*f[=o]*n[y^] or
k[-o]*l[o^]f"[-o]*n[y^]; 277), n. [Gr. 'h kolofwni`a (sc.
"rhti`nh resin, gum) resin, fr. Kolofw`nios of or from
Colophon in Ionia.]
Rosin.

 

 

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