galbanum

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin galbanum ‎(galbanum), from Ancient Greek χαλβάνη ‎(khalbánē, galbanum).

Noun[edit]

galbanum ‎(countable and uncountable, plural galbanums)

  1. A bitter, aromatic resin or gum, extracted from plants of the genus Ferula, that resembles assafoetida and has been used in incense and in aromatherapy
    And the Lord said to Moses: Take unto thee spices, stacte, and onycha, galbanum of sweet savour, and the clearest frankincense, all shall be of equal weight. Exodus 30:34, Douay-Rheims-Challoner translation

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χαλβάνη ‎(khalbánē, galbanum).

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Noun[edit]

galbanum n ‎(genitive galbanī); second declension

  1. galbanum

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative galbanum galbana
genitive galbanī galbanōrum
dative galbanō galbanīs
accusative galbanum galbana
ablative galbanō galbanīs
vocative galbanum galbana

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