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  1. abietin(Noun)

    A resin obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in strong acetic acid, and in ether.

  2. Origin: See abietene.

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  1. Abietin(noun)

    alt. of Abietine

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  1. Abietin

    Abietin is a resin obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol, in strong acetic acid, and in ether.

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