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- a sticky flammable organic substance, insoluble in water, exuded by some trees and other plants (notably fir and pine). Compare with gum1 (sense 1 of the noun).
verb (resins, resining, resined)[with object] (usually as adjective resined)
late Middle English: from Latin resina; related to Greek rhētinē 'pine resin'. Compare with rosin