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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;
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 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.
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 family). It is similar to myrrh. Bdellium is used in medicines and perfumes.
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7 (idam hiranyam gulgulv ayam aukso atho bhagah / ete patibhyas tvam aduh pratikamaya vettave "This gold, this bdellium, this auksa and Bhaga as well: they have prepared you for husbands, that you may obtain one that is agreeable" [tr.
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Pension Risk Behavior Index(SM) was conducted in conjunction with three research partners - Greenwich Associates, Bdellium Inc.
Fiduciary Benchmarks, an industry leading benchmarking firm, and Bdellium, an expert in designing quantitative evaluation systems, today announced the launch of the Retirement Readiness Index (RRI) for 20,000 retirement plans, which includes virtually every plan with more than $10 million in assets.
The PRBI score leaves significant room for improvement," remarked Dev Clifford from Greenwich Associates and Richard Dunne from Bdellium, Inc.