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resin

noun [U]     /ˈrez.ɪn/
a thick , sticky substance that is produced by some trees and that becomes yellow and hard after it is collected , or any of various similar substances produced by a chemical process for use in industry : pine resinPlant biochemistry resinous     /-ɪ.nəs/ adjective Plant biochemistry
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