Origin of bdellium
How to use bdellium in a sentence
Take three drachms of gum bdellium, put the stone pyrites on the coals, and let her take the fumes into her womb.
Or take bdellium flowers, half an ounce, and with oil of roses make a liniment.
The "bdellium" mentioned by Moses in Genesis is a perfuming gum, resembling frankincense, if not identical with it.The Art of Perfumery|G. W. Septimus Piesse
In his quaint but sincere fashion he had preached of gold and precious jewels; of bdellium and the onyx stone.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
This contains litharge, bdellium, and "green brasse," but no loadstone.On the magnet, magnetick bodies also, and on the great magnet the earth|William Gilbert of Colchester