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Definition: African bdellium
bdellium \bdel"lium\, n. [L., fr. Gr. bde`llion; cf. Heb.
b'dolakh bdellium (in sense 1).]
1. An unidentified substance mentioned in the Bible (--Gen.
ii. 12, and --Num. xi. 7), variously taken to be a gum, a
precious stone, or pearls, or perhaps a kind of amber
found in Arabia.
2. A gum resin of reddish brown color, brought from India,
Persia, and Africa.
Note: Indian bdellium or false myrrh is an exudation from
Balsamodendron Roxburghii. Other kinds are known as
African bdellium, Sicilian bdellium, etc.
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