Pin"ey, a. [Of East Indian origin.] A term used in designating an East Indian tree (the Vateria Indica or piney tree, of the order Dipterocarpe, which grows in Malabar, etc.) or its products.
Piney varnish, a pellucid, fragrant, acrid, bitter resin, which exudes from the piney tree (Vateria Indica) when wounded. It is used as a varnish, in making candles, and as a substitute for incense and for amber. Called also
liquid copal, and
white dammar. --
Piney tallow, a solid fatty substance, resembling tallow, obtained from the roasted seeds of the Vateria Indica; called also
dupada oil. --
(Bot.), a plant (Atractylis gummifera), from the bark of which, when wounded, a gummy substance exudes.
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