masticin definition

  • noun:
    • A white amorphous compound resembling rubberized, acquired as an insoluble residue of mastic.
    • A white, amorphous, tenacious substance resembling caoutchouc, and obtained as an insoluble residue of mastic.
    • A substance (C40H31O2) which continues to be undissolved on dissolving mastic in alcoholic beverages. It sums to about a tenth regarding the mastic utilized, and has now while moist all figures of caoutchouc, but becomes brittle when dried.
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