piney, a. [Of East Indian origin.].
A term used in designating an East Indian tree (the Vateria Indica or piney tree, of the order Dipterocarpeæ, which grows in Malabar, etc.) or its products. [1913 Webster]
Piney dammar, Piney resin, Piney varnish
, a pellucid, fragrant, acrid, bitter resin, which exudes from the piney tree (Vateria Indica) when wounded. It is used as a varnish, in making candles, and as a substitute for incense and for amber. Called also liquid copal, and white dammar.
-- Piney tallow
, a solid fatty substance, resembling tallow, obtained from the roasted seeds of the Vateria Indica; called also dupada oil.
-- Piney thistle (Bot.)
, a plant (Atractylis gummifera), from the bark of which, when wounded, a gummy substance exudes.