Dam"mar (?), Dam"ma*ra (?), n. [Jav. & Malay. damar.]

An oleoresin used in making varnishes; dammar gum; dammara resin. It is obtained from certain resin trees indigenous to the East Indies, esp. Shorea robusta and the dammar pine.

Dammar pine, Bot., a tree of the Moluccas (Agathis, ∨ Dammara, orientalis), yielding dammar.


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