Definition of Abietin. Meaning of Abietin. Synonyms of Abietin

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Definition of Abietin

Abietin Ab"i*e*tin, Abietine Ab"i*e*tine, n. [See Abietene.] (Chem.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether. --Watts.

Meaning of Abietin from wikipedia

- Canada balsam, also called Canada turpentine or balsam of fir, is the oleoresin of the balsam fir tree (Abies balsamea) of boreal North America. The resin...