Meaning of acaroid resin

ac'aroid res'in

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a red or yellow resin obtained from the trunks of several grass trees, esp. Xanthorrhoea hastilis, used chiefly in varnishes and lacquers and as a substitute for resin. Also called
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