[ben-zoh-in, -zoin, ben-zoh-in] /ˈbɛn zoʊ ɪn, -zɔɪn, bɛnˈzoʊ ɪn/ noun 1. Also called gum benjamin, gum benzoin. a reddish-brown, aromatic balsamic resin occurring in almondlike fragments and having a vanillalike odor, obtained from trees of the genus Styrax, especially S. benzoin, of Java, Sumatra, etc.: used in the manufacture of perfume and cosmetics and in […]
noun 1. a contact printing method in which the image is formed on a coating of sensitized gum containing a suitable colored pigment and potassium or ammonium dichromate.
[guhm-boh] /ˈgʌm boʊ/ noun, plural gumbos. 1. a stew or thick soup, usually made with chicken or seafood, greens, and or sometimes filé as a thickener. 2. . 3. soil that becomes sticky and nonporous when wet. adjective 4. of, relating to, or like gumbo. [guhm-boh] /ˈgʌm boʊ/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. a French patois […]
[guhm-boil] /ˈgʌmˌbɔɪl/ noun, Pathology. 1. a small abscess on the , originating in an abscess in the pulp of a tooth. /ˈɡʌmˌbɔɪl/ noun 1. an abscess on the gums, often at the root of a decayed tooth Also called parulis gumboil gum·boil (gŭm’boil’) n. A small boil or abscess on the gum, often resulting from […]