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gum elemi

noun
  1. elemi.
  2. gumbo-limbo.
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Origin of gum elemi

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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Historical Examples of gum elemi

  • Myrrh, frankincense, and the gum-elemi of commerce are among their products.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for gum elemi

gum elemi

noun
  1. another name for elemi
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