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- n. A gum resin obtained from certain African shrubs (Penaea), formerly thought to cause healing of wounds and ulcers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gum resin obtained from certain shrubs of Africa (Penæa), -- formerly thought to cause healing of wounds and ulcers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A semitransparent solid substance, imported from Arabia and Persia in grains of a light-yellow or red color.
Ancient Greek flesh + glue. (Wiktionary)