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Definition: False myrrh
Myrrh \Myrrh\, n. [OE. mirre, OF. mirre, F. myrrhe, L. myrrha,
murra, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. murr bitter, also myrrh, Heb. mar
A gum resin, usually of a yellowish brown or amber color, of
an aromatic odor, and a bitter, slightly pungent taste. It is
valued for its odor and for its medicinal properties. It
exudes from the bark of a shrub of Abyssinia and Arabia, the
Commiphora Myrrha (syn. Balsamodendron Myrrha) of the
family Burseraceae, or from the Commiphora abyssinica.
The myrrh of the Bible is supposed to have been partly the
gum above named, and partly the exudation of species of
Cistus, or rockrose.
False myrrh. See the Note under Bdellium.