Pronunciation: (dam'är, -ur, du-mär'), [key]
1. Also called gum dammar. a copallike resin derived largely from dipterocarpaceous trees of southern Asia, esp. Malaya and Sumatra, and used chiefly for making colorless varnish.
2. any of various similar resins from trees of other families. Also,damar,dam•merPronunciation: (dam'ur). [key]
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