Definition of Dammer

1. Noun. A clear to yellow resin, obtained in Malaya from trees of the genera Shorea and Symplocus of the Dipterocarpaceae family, used in varnishes and inks ¹



2. Noun. Any of various hard resins, obtained especially from evergreen trees, notably of the genera Agathis (pine family), Balanocarpus and Hopea, native to southeast Asia, also used in varnishes and lacquers. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dammer

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dammer

damiaoite
daminozide
damlike
damma
dammable
dammar
dammar pine
dammar resin
dammara
dammarane
dammaras
dammars
dammas
damme
dammed
dammer (current term)
dammers
damming
dammit
dammit to hell
dammits
damn
damn Yankee
damn all
damn and blast
damn it
damn skippy
damn straight
damn the torpedoes

Literary usage of Dammer

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1. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"White dammer, a product of this tree, occurs in fragments of variable size, ... dammer is found adhering to the branches, or in masses at the ..."

2. Report by Dr. M.C. Cooke, on the Gums, Resins, Oleo-resins, and Resinous by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1874)
"I send you specimens of the bark as well as of the black dammer taken " by me ... The hill men to get the dammer make a great " number of vertical cuts into ..."

3. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"(NO Coniferae), has been given, and this furnishes the 'East India dammer' of English varnish- makers. In Burma the dammer used is derived from at least ..."

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