ladanum

[lad-nuh m]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. lad,
  2. lad lit,
  3. lad mag,
  4. lad's love,
  5. ladakh,
  6. ladd-franklin,
  7. ladder,
  8. ladder back,
  9. ladder company,
  10. ladder polymer

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Examples from the Web for ladanum

  • Ladanum, lad′a-num, n. a resinous exudation from the leaves of a shrub growing round the Mediterranean.

  • On the west side of the island the peasants distil rose, orange, and lavender water, and myrtle and ladanum oil.

    Cyprus|Franz von Lher
  • “Stripes of labdanum” or ladanum: a fragrant, resinous exudation from the plants Cystus creticus and Cystus ladaniferus.

  • Ladanum is a varnish or gluey coating found on the leaves of Cistus creticus, which grows in Crete.

    The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot


British Dictionary definitions for ladanum

ladanum

noun

another name for labdanum
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