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incienso

[ in-see-en-soh ]
/ ˌɪn siˈɛn soʊ /
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noun

a shrubby, composite desert plant, Encelia farinosa, of the southwestern U.S., having silvery leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.

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Origin of incienso

1920–25, Americanism;<Spanish: incense1
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