from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of labdanum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gum resin gathered from certain Oriental species of Cistus. It has a pungent odor and is chiefly used in making plasters, and for fumigation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A resinous juice that exudes from the Cistus ladaniferus, a shrub which grows in Spain and Portugal, and from C. Creticus and C. salvifolius, which grow in Crete, Syria, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
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