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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Oleoresin  \O`le*o*res"in\,  n.  [L.  oleum  oil  +  E.  resin.] 
  1.  (Chem.)  A  natural  mixture  of  a  terebinthinate  oil  and  a 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  naturally  occurring  mixture  of  a  resin  and  an  essential 
  oil;  obtained  from  certain  plants 

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