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olibanum

[ō′lib·ə·nəm]
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A gum resin distilled from the dried exudation of African and Arabian trees of the genus Boswellia ; used as a perfume, fixative, in incense, in fumigants, and in pharmacy. Also known as frankincense; gum thus.
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3 : because of this or that : therefore <He worked hard and thus succeeded.
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