ladanum


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Synonyms for ladanum

a soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative

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Chapter 37 of the book of Genesis mentions ladanum (mastic), a resin derived from the Pistacia lentiscus tree, which has been used in Mediterranean countries for breath freshening for thousands of years.
the beard of the Arabian she-goat that we call ladanum .
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The substance extracted is known as ladanum, which is also thought to be the fragrant myrrh of the Bible.