Definition of rosin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈrɒzɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːzn//
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a substance that a player uses on the bow2 (3) of a musical instrument such as a violin so that it makes a better sound when it moves across the strings Word OriginMiddle English: from medieval Latin rosina, from Latin resina; related to Greek rhētinē ‘pine resin’.

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