gum benzoin


gum benzoin
benzoin (def. 1). Also called gum benjamin.

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  • gum benzoin — noun gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation • Syn: ↑benzoin, ↑benjamin, ↑gum benjamin, ↑asa dulcis • Hypernyms: ↑gum resin …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum benzoin — /gʌm ˈbɛnzɔɪn/ (say gum benzoyn) noun → benzoin (def. 1). Also, gum benjamin …   Australian English dictionary

  • Benzoin resin — or styrax resin is a balsamic resin obtained from the bark of several species of trees in the genus Styrax . It is used in perfumes, some kinds of incense, and medicine (see tincture of benzoin). Its principle component is benzoic acid. [cite… …   Wikipedia

  • gum benjamin — gum benzoin benzoin (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • benzoin — A balsamic resin obtained from Styrax b. (family Styracaceae), used as a stimulant expectorant, but usually by inhalation in laryngitis and bronchitis; it retards rancidification of fats and is used for this purpose in the official benzoinated… …   Medical dictionary

  • benzoin — benzoin1 /ben zoh in, zoyn, ben zoh in/, n. 1. Also called gum benjamin, gum benzoin. a reddish brown, aromatic balsamic resin occurring in almondlike fragments and having a vanillalike odor, obtained from trees of the genus Styrax, esp. S.… …   Universalium

  • gum resin — noun a mixture of resin and gum • Hypernyms: ↑natural resin • Hyponyms: ↑elemi, ↑gum elemi, ↑myrrh, ↑gum myrrh, ↑sweet cicely, ↑Sonora gum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum benjamin — noun gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation • Syn: ↑benzoin, ↑gum benzoin, ↑benjamin, ↑asa dulcis • Hypernyms: ↑gum resin …   Useful english dictionary

  • benzoin — [ bɛnzəʊɪn] noun 1》 (also gum benzoin) a fragrant gum resin obtained from certain East Asian storax trees. 2》 Chemistry a crystalline aromatic ketone present in benzoin. Origin C16: from Fr. benjoin, based on Arab. lubānjāwī incense of Java …   English new terms dictionary


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