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resinous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resinous  \Res"in*ous\  (-?s),  a.  [L.  resinous:  cf  F. 
  r['e]sineux.  See  {Resin}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  resin;  of  the  nature  of  resin;  resembling 
  or  obtained  from  resin. 
 
  {Resinous  electricity}  (Elec.),  electricity  which  is  exited 
  by  rubbing  bodies  of  the  resinous  kind  See  {Negative 
  electricity},  under  {Negative}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  resinous 
  adj  :  having  the  characteristics  of  pitch  or  tar  [syn:  {pitchy},  {resiny}, 
  {tarry}] 




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