Definition of Galipot

1. n. An impure resin of turpentine, hardened on the outside of pine trees by the spontaneous evaporation of its essential oil. When purified, it is called yellow pitch, white pitch, or Burgundy pitch.



Definition of Galipot

1. Noun. An unrefined turpentine obtained from some European pines ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Galipot

1. a type of turpentine [n -S]

Medical Definition of Galipot

1. An impure resin of turpentine, hardened on the outside of pine trees by the spontaneous evaporation of its essential oil. When purified, it is called yellow pitch, white pitch, or Burgundy pitch. Origin: F. Galipot; cf. OF. Garipot the wild pine or pitch tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galipot

galette
galettes
galge
galilean
galilean invariance
galilees
galileiite
galileons
galileos
galimatias
galingale
galingales
galiongee
galiot
galiots
galipot (current term)
galipots
galivant
galivanted
galivanting
galivants
galiximab
galkhaite
gall
gall-berry
gall bladder
gall bladders
gall dang
gall duct
gall gnat

Literary usage of Galipot

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"The tree yields American turpentine and galipot . Mr. Cecil Clay cut exceptionally 40000 feet of its timber on an acre of ground in the Virginian mountains. ..."

2. Official Guide to the Museums of Economic Botany by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1893)
"That which concretes on the trunk is known as Barras or galipot. (See Museum No. I, Case 117.) B.-ASIA. a. Caucasus. No. 1. ZELKOVA TREE (Zelkova crenata, ..."

3. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"... boiled oil, galipot, rosin, and benzine. The lime, chalk, colors, and turpentine are first fixed and then made into a paste with the boiled oil. ..."

4. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"galipot.—This term is applied in France to the turpentine which concretes ... galipot is obtained in the Landes Department of France when the collection of ..."

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