olibanum

[ oh-lib-uh-nuh m ]
/ oʊˈlɪb ə nəm /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. olfactory receptor cell,
  2. olfactory sulcus,
  3. olfactory tract,
  4. olg,
  5. olga,
  6. olicook,
  7. olid,
  8. olig-,
  9. oligaemia,
  10. oligarch

Origin of olibanum

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin, for Late Latin libanus < Greek líbanos, of Semitic orig.; 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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