Definition of Damar

1. Noun. Any of various hard resins from trees of the family Dipterocarpaceae and of the genus Agathis; especially the amboyna pine.

Exact synonyms: Dammar, Dammar Resin, Gum Dammar
Generic synonyms: Natural Resin



Definition of Damar

1. n. See Dammar.

Definition of Damar

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dammer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Damar

1. dammar [n -S] - See also: dammar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damar

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damage control
damage feasant
damageabilities
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damageable
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damaged goods
damager
damagers
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damagingly
daman
damans
damar (current term)
damaraite
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damascene
damascened
damascenes
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damascenone
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damask
damask rose
damask violet

Literary usage of Damar

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1. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"Cat's-eye " resin (Mai. damar mata kuching) [perhaps from ... RESIN ; pitch : damar, Sai V. Kam. Resin (used to coat the mode end of the blowpipe, ..."

2. Riches of the Forest: Food, Spices, Crafts, and Resins of Asia by Citlalli López Binnqüist, Patricia Shanley (2004)
"By the end of the nineteenth century however, the area's damar resources were ... In response, some innovative farmers planted damar tree seedlings into ..."

3. The Microscope in medicine by Lionel Smith Beale (1878)
"Gum damar dissolved in Benzole answers well. 31. Spirit and Water. ... Gum damar. Oil of Cloves. Canada balsam is soluble in ether, chloroform, turpentine, ..."

4. The Travels of Ludovico Di Varthema in Egypt, Syria, Arabia Deserta and by Lodovico de Varthema, John Winter Jones, George Percy Badger (1863)
"THE CHAPTER CONCERNING TAESA AND ZIBIT AND damar, VERY LARGE CITIES OF ARABIA FELIX. After seeing Sana I resumed my journey and went to another city called ..."

5. Lens by State Microscopical Society of Illinois (1872)
"... ten to fifteen minutes, it is clarified in oil of cloves,* and may be mounted immediately either in balsam dissolved in chloroform or damar varnish. ..."

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