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 for resinous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Resinous \Res"in*ous\ (-?s), a. [L. resinous: cf. F.
     r['e]sineux. See Resin.]
     Of or pertaining to resin; of the nature of resin; resembling
     or obtained from resin.
     [1913 Webster]
     Resinous electricity (Elec.), electricity which is exited
        by rubbing bodies of the resinous kind. See Negative
        electricity, under Negative.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having the characteristics of pitch or tar [syn:
             pitchy, resinous, resiny, tarry]

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