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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the name of several balsamic trees of the genus Bursera (or Icica) mostly tropical American. The gum resin is used for incense. In Jamaica the Chrysobalanus Icaco, a tree related to the plums, is called incense tree.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense

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