noun, plural el·e·mis.
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Examples from the Web for elemi
We made a large fire, thanks to the elemi gum, which burns with such ease.Adventures in the Philippine Islands|Paul P. de La Gironire
Powder the elemi, and dissolve it in the solvent, using gentle heat.The Art and Practice of Silver Printing|H. P. Robinson
In this state they should be dressed with a little resin cerate or elemi ointment.
The elemi of the shops is often adulterated, but more frequently a factitious kind is sold for the genuine gum.
We believe that elemi possesses the same properties as copaiba, and that its indications for internal use are the same.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera