/oh'lee oh rez"euh neuhs/, adj.
1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or containing oleoresin.
2. (of a varnish or paint vehicle) consisting of drying oils and resins that usually have been cooked.
[1860-65; OLEORESIN + -OUS]

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