Origin of frankincense
Examples from the Web for frankincense
Same with the Three Kings and their gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Frankincense is a kind of incense, which is to say room freshener.
Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar “presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.”
From their palaces they gathered rich gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
And opening their treasures they offered him gold, frankincense and myrrh, as it is written in the Gospel.Balthasar|Anatole France
Whereof the priest shall burn for a memorial of the gift, part of the corn broken small and of the oil, and all the frankincense.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The incense, at first, was merely fragrant leaves or wood, burnt upon the altar; afterward myrrh and frankincense were used.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
We pulled off much gum, congealed on the outside of the bark, which smelled like frankincense.