A reddish resin obtained from several Old World trees of the genera Eucalyptus, Pterocarpus, and Butea and from tropical American trees of the genera Coccoloba and Dipteryx.
A dark red resin obtained from various tropical plants, esp an Indian leguminous tree, Pterocarpus marsupium, used as an astringent and in tanning
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