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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

drag′on's blood`(n.)

  1. a deep-red, water-insoluble resin obtained from various tropical plants, esp. a Malaysian palm, Daemonorops draco, used in varnishes and in photoengraving.

    Category: Plants

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dragon's blood(noun)

    a dark red resinous substance derived from various trees and used in photoengraving

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dragon's blood

    alt. of Dragon's tail


  1. Dragon's blood

    Dragon's blood is a bright red resin that is obtained from different species of a number of distinct plant genera: Croton, Dracaena, Daemonorops, Calamus rotang and Pterocarpus. The red resin was used in ancient times as varnish, medicine, incense, and dye. It continues to be employed for the aforementioned purposes by some.


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