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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees. A substance that is burnt to give a sweet smell, especially at religious ceremonies.

Usage examples (30)
  • Midwives used frankincense to relieve her anxiety, tension and stress after she came out of the birthing pool.
  • Today, frankincense is still widely used in religious services, and also in fumigants and perfumes.
  • Actually, frankincense is the hardened resin of trees of the genus Boswellia, which grow in north-eastern Africa and Arabia.
  • Monkey brought frankincense, which is a gift of air and spirit. for more
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