λιβανωτός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Semitic sound plural of the etymon of λίβανος (líbanos), which Beekes says derives from a Semitic root cognate to Hebrew לָבָן (white) and Arabic لَبَن (laban, milk).[1]

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Noun[edit]

λιβανωτός (libanōtósm (genitive λιβανωτοῦ); second declension

  1. frankincense

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “λίβανος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 860