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Definition: False 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
(syn. Balsamodendron Myrrha
) of the
, 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
, or rockrose.
. See the Note under Bdellium