olibanum

[ oh-lib-uh-nuhm ]
/ oʊˈlɪb ə nəm /

noun

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Origin of olibanum

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Medieval Latin, for Late Latin libanus, from Greek líbanos, of Semitic origin; compare Hebrew ləbhōnāh
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British Dictionary definitions for olibanum

olibanum
/ (ɒˈlɪbənəm) /

noun

another name for frankincense

Word Origin for olibanum

C14: from Medieval Latin, from Greek libanos
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