copal copal

Definition(s):

  • (n) a brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes

Usage(s):

  1. They moan and chant, burn incense of copal and rubber at the altars of jungle-grown Mayan cities 1,500 years old.
  2. The altar is lit by copal, the resin that is supposed to guide lost souls after dark.

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  • "Copal does some of the things that we would do ourselves, but frankly we don't have all the time in the world," says Stephen Green, founder and chairman of NoonMark Advisors LLC, a privately owned New York investment bank that uses Copal's...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Stephen Green Source: Bloomberg

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