Definition of Gum myrrh
1. Noun. Aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume.
Substance meronyms: Commiphora Myrrha, Myrrh Tree
Generic synonyms: Gum Resin
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Literary usage of Gum myrrh
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1. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"gum myrrh is a very sweet-smelling gum resin, which exudes from the stems of an Abyssinian shrub, ..."
2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1849)
"28, 227 Ibs. gum myrrh, from London. " 26, 1875 Ibs. spurious yellow bark, from Bordeaux. ... The opium, gum, myrrh, gum gamboge, iodine, and senna, ..."
3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1849)
"26, 875 Ibe. jalap root, from Vera Cruz. 23, 227 Ibs. gum myrrh, ... 1065 Ibs. gum myrrh, from London. " 23, 12800 Ibs. spurious cinchona bark, ..."
4. New Guide to Health; Or, Botanic Family Physician: Or, Botanic Family by Samuel Thomson (1825)
"The principal articles used in this preparation, are high wines, or 4th proof brandy, gum myrrh and Cay- •nne ; /or external application spirits of ..."
5. A Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia: Being a Treatise on Pharmacology in by Samuel Frederick Gray (1821)
"Detergent in gargles, and lotions for ulcers. 3. Gum. myrrh. ... Gum. myrrh, lib 2 oz. aloes BB 6 oz. SVR 7 pints, water 5 pints. ..."