frankincense tree

frankincense tree
A tree that belongs to the incense tree family. The tree’s amber-colored resin is used in incense. The resin has anti-inflammatory effects and has been used to treat arthritis, asthma, and ulcerative colitis. It is also being studied in the treatment of brain tumors. Also called Boswellia serrata.

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  • frankincense-tree — sudaninė danielija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Daniellia thurifera), paplitęs Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Daniellia thurifera angl. frankincense tree; Niger copal; Sierra… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Sierra Leone frankincense-tree — sudaninė danielija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Daniellia thurifera), paplitęs Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Daniellia thurifera angl. frankincense tree; Niger copal; Sierra… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Frankincense — from Yemen Frankincense, also called olibanum (Hebrew: לבונה, levonah; Arabic: لُبَّانٌ, lubbān; Armenian: խունկ, khunk), is an aromatic resin obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia, particularly Bo …   Wikipedia

  • frankincense — ► NOUN ▪ an aromatic gum resin obtained from an African tree and burnt as incense. ORIGIN from Old French franc encens high quality incense …   English terms dictionary

  • Frankincense —    (Heb. lebonah; Gr. libanos, i.e., white ), an odorous resin imported from Arabia (Isa. 60:6; Jer. 6:20), yet also growing in Palestine (Cant. 4:14). It was one of the ingredients in the perfume of the sanctuary (Ex. 30:34), and was used as an… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • tree — Synonyms and related words: Stammbaum, acacia, ailanthus, alder, alligator pear, allspice, almond, apple, apricot, ash, aspen, avocado, ax, balsa, balsam, banyan, bare pole, basswood, bay, bayberry, beech, betel palm, birch, block, bottle up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tree — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. plant, sapling, scrub, shrub, bush; timber; whiffletree; stake; gibbet, gallows; family tree, pedigree, lineage. See vegetable, ancestry. II (Roget s IV) n. Common types of trees include: ash, elm,… …   English dictionary for students

  • frankincense — [[t]fræ̱ŋkɪnsens[/t]] N UNCOUNT Frankincense is a substance which is obtained from a tree and which smells pleasant when it is burned. It is used especially in religious ceremonies …   English dictionary

  • frankincense — smilkalinė bosvelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Burserinių šeimos kaučiukinis, vaistinis augalas (Boswellia sacra), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Boswellia sacra angl. frankincense; olibanum tree vok. Weihrauchbaum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • frankincense — noun a type of incense obtained from the Boswellia thurifera tree Syn: olibanum …   Wiktionary

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