meaning of Abietine

Abietine meaning in General Dictionary

A resinous gotten from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without style or smell, is insoluble in water, but dissolvable in alcoholic beverages (especially on boiling point), in strong acetic acid, plus in ether.


Abietine meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but dissolvable in liquor (especially at boiling-point), in powerful acetic acid, plus in ether.