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1) copaiba. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...copaiba, (kopa´b, -pi´-) (KEY) , oleoresin (see resin) obtained from several species of tropical South American trees of the genus Copaifera. The thick, transparent...

2) copaiba. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...used in certain varnishes and as a fixative in some perfumes. Spanish, from Portuguese copaiba, from Tupi cupaiba....

3) balsam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...storax. Other resins called balsams include Mecca balsam (balm of Gilead), Canada balsam, and copaiba. Balsams are often used in medical preparations and perfumes....

4) resin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...mouthpieces), and in electrical insulators. See amber; balsam; benzoin; Canada balsam; copaiba; dragon's blood; mastic; rosin; turpentine....

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