λίβανος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Semitic language, from a word cognate to Hebrew לְבוֹנָה(ləḇōnā, frankincense) and Arabic لُبَان(lubān, frankincense), from Proto-West Semitic *laban- (white).

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Noun[edit]

λίβανος (líbanosm or f (genitive λίβανου); second declension

  1. frankincense
  2. (by extension) frankincense tree

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