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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: resine; RESIN

rosin

noun
     
ros‧in [uncountable]
APM a solid slightly sticky substance that you rub on the bow of a violin etc, to help it move smoothly on the strings
rosin verb [transitive]

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