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MYRRH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does myrrh mean? 

MYRRH (noun)
  The noun MYRRH has 1 sense:

1. aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume

  Familiarity information: MYRRH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MYRRH (noun)


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Meaning:

Aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

gum myrrh; myrrh; sweet cicely

Hypernyms ("myrrh" is a kind of...):

gum resin (a mixture of resin and gum)

Holonyms ("myrrh" is a substance of...):

Commiphora myrrha; myrrh tree (tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh)


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