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bdellium(dĕl`ēəm), aromatic gum resinresin,
any of a class of amorphous solids or semisolids. Resins are found in nature and are chiefly of vegetable origin. They are typically light yellow to dark brown in color; tasteless; odorless or faintly aromatic; translucent or transparent; brittle, fracturing like glass;
..... Click the link for more information. obtained from trees of the genus Commiphora (Balsamodendron of the incense-treeincense-tree,
common name for members of the Burseraceae, a family of sometimes deciduous shrubs and large trees found chiefly in tropical America and NE Africa. The name derives from the characteristic aromatic oils or resins that occur in all parts of the plant.
..... Click the link for more information. family). It is similar to myrrh. Bdellium is used in medicines and perfumes.