labdanum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lādanum, from Ancient Greek λήδανον (lḗdanon, gum), from λήδον (lḗdon, rockrose), from a Semitic language; compare Akkadian 𒆷𒁷𒉡 (ladinnu).

Noun[edit]

labdanum (usually uncountable, plural labdanums)

  1. A sticky brown resin obtained from species of rockrose, used mainly in perfume.

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