incense tree


any of various trees, as Boswellia carteri or those of the genus Protium, yielding an aromatic gum resin that is burned as incense.

Nearby words

  1. ince,
  2. incendiarism,
  3. incendiary,
  4. incense,
  5. incense cedar,
  6. incense-tree,
  7. incensory,
  8. incent,
  9. incenter,
  10. incentive

Origin of incense tree

First recorded in 1580–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019