gum olibanum

Definitions of gum olibanum
  1. noun
    an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
    synonyms: frankincense, olibanum, thus
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    type of:
    gum
    any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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