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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Olibanum  \O*lib"a*num\,  n.  [LL.,  fr  Ar  al-luban  frankincense; 
  cf.Gr.  ?,  ?,  of  Semitic  origin.] 
  The  fragrant  gum  resin  of  various  species  of  {Boswellia}; 
  Oriental  frankincense. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Boswellia 
  n  :  genus  of  incense-yielding  trees  of  North  Africa  and  India 
  [syn:  {Boswellia},  {genus  Boswellia}] 




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