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- n. A desert shrub producing a resin that when burned emits a fragrant odor.
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- n. fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers; produces a resin used in incense and varnish and in folk medicine
From Baja California, name means incense. (Wiktionary)