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Definition: Abies excelsa
Frankincense \Frank"in*cense\, n. [OF. franc free, pure + encens
A fragrant, aromatic resin, or gum resin, burned as an
incense in religious rites or for medicinal fumigation. The
best kinds now come from East Indian trees, of the genus
Boswellia; a commoner sort, from the Norway spruce (Abies excelsa
) and other coniferous trees. The frankincense of the
ancient Jews is still unidentified.
Burgundy \Bur"gun*dy\, n.
1. An old province of France (in the eastern central part).
2. A richly flavored wine, mostly red, made in Burgundy,
Burgundy pitch, a resinous substance prepared from the
exudation of the Norway spruce (Abies excelsa) by
melting in hot water and straining through cloth. The
genuine Burgundy pitch, supposed to have been first
prepared in Burgundy, is rare, but there are many
imitations. It has a yellowish brown color, is translucent
and hard, but viscous. It is used in medicinal plasters.