O`le*o*res"in (?), n. [L.oleum oil + E. resin.]

1. Chem.

A natural mixture of a terebinthinate oil and a resin.

2. Med.

A liquid or semiliquid preparation extracted (as from capsicum, cubebs, or ginger) by means of ether, and consisting of fixed or volatile oil holding resin in solution.

-- O`le*o*res"in*ous (#), a.


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