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

(Science: botany) dammar pine,, a tree of the Moluccas (Agathis, or dammara, orientalis), yielding dammar.

Origin: Jav. & Malay. Damar.

(Science: botany) a large tree of the order Coniferae, indigenous to the East Indies and Australasia; called also Agathis. There are several species.

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