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Definition of white dammar

white dammar
Piney Pin"ey, a. [Of East Indian origin.] A term used in designating an East Indian tree (the Vateria Indica or piney tree, of the order Dipterocarpe[ae], which grows in Malabar, etc.) or its products. Piney dammar, Piney resin, Piney varnish, a pellucid, fragrant, acrid, bitter resin, which exudes from the piney tree (Vateria Indica) when wounded. It is used as a varnish, in making candles, and as a substitute for incense and for amber. Called also liquid copal, and white dammar. Piney tallow, a solid fatty substance, resembling tallow, obtained from the roasted seeds of the Vateria Indica; called also dupada oil. Piney thistle (Bot.), a plant (Atractylis gummifera), from the bark of which, when wounded, a gummy substance exudes.

Meaning of white dammar from wikipedia

- Vateria indica, the white dammar, is a species of tree in the family Dipterocarpaceae. It is endemic to the Western Ghats mountains in India. It is threatened...
- Dammar, also called dammar gum, or damar gum, is a resin obtained from the tree family Dipterocarpaceae in India and East Asia, prin****lly those of the...
- Velutha****hirikom/ Acha/ Anjan/ Mamaram/ Raal/ Sal/ Shala/ Ashvakarna/ White Dammar/ Hardwickia/ Sal Tree Boswellia serrata/ Mangifera indica/ S****a robusta/...
- proportion depending on the type of moulding used. Other materials used are white dammar, a type of resin drawn from coniferous trees, and castor oil. Cow-dung...
- kauri Queensland, Australia Agathis montana New Caledonia Agathis moorei white kauri New Caledonia Agathis orbicula Borneo Agathis ovata New Caledonia...
- is harvested from it. Canarium strictum produces a resin called black dammar. Superb fruit-doves (Ptilinopus superbus) are known to be fond of the fruit...
- create a varnish. Natural resins used for varnish include amber, kauri gum, dammar, copal, rosin (colophony or pine resin), sandarac, balsam, elemi, mastic...
- slaves. Gold panned from upland rivers may also have been an attraction. Dammar was an important export in the later period. Little is known of Palopo before...
- often seals the work with a layer of varnish that is typically made from dammar gum crystals dissolved in turpentine. Such varnishes can be removed without...
- products. They are used in alkyd resin production. Dammar oil (a mixture of linseed oil and dammar resin), for example, is used almost exclusively in...