oleoresin etymology

English word oleoresin comes from English resin, English oleo- (Oil or oil-based materials.)

Detailed word origin of oleoresin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
resin English (eng) A viscous hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees.. Any of various yellowish viscous liquids or soft solids of plant origin; used in lacquers, varnishes and many other applications; chemically they are mostly hydrocarbons, often polycyclic.. Any synthetic compound of similar properties. (transitive) To apply resin to.
oleo- English (eng) Oil or oil-based materials.
oleoresin English (eng) A homogeneous mix of oil and resin.

Words with the same origin as oleoresin

Descendants of resin
Descendants of oleo-
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