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kauri gum

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(also kauri resin)

Definition of kauri gum in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The resin of the kauri tree, used as a varnish, and often also found in fossilized form where the tree formerly grew.
Example sentences
  • All we ever seemed to do was camp, fish, swim, sail, row, dig for gold, collect kauri gum and go on picnics.
  • Nearly all research on kauri gum eventually leads to descriptions and stories of the famous gum diggers.
  • Brennan's favourite room was the kauri gum room which must have housed 10,000 pieces of kauri resin at least.

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