Definition of Gum myrrh

1. Noun. Aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume.

Exact synonyms: Myrrh, Sweet Cicely
Substance meronyms: Commiphora Myrrha, Myrrh Tree
Generic synonyms: Gum Resin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gum Myrrh

gum boot
gum butea
gum contour
gum dammar
gum disease
gum elastic
gum elemi
gum eurphorbium
gum karaya
gum kino
gum labdanum
gum lancet
gum lift
gum lifts
gum line
gum myrrh (current term)
gum olibanum
gum plant
gum resection
gum resin
gum ridge
gum sangapenum
gum terpentine
gum tree
gum trees
gum up

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. ..."

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