Definition for AN'IME

AN'IME, n. [Sp.]

A resin exuding from the stem of a large American tree, (Hymenæa,) called by the natives courbaril; by Piso, jutaiba. It is of a transparent amber color, a light agreeable smell, and of little or no taste. It dissolves entirely, but not readily, in rectified spirit of wine, and is used by the Brazillians in fumigations, for pains proceeding from cold. – Encyc.

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