Olibanum vs. Frankincense

Olibanum vs. Frankincense — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Olibanum and Frankincense

Olibanumnoun

Frankincense.

Frankincensenoun

An aromatic gum resin obtained from African and Asian trees of the genus Boswellia, used as incense and in perfumes.

Olibanumnoun

A gum resin from trees of the genus Boswellia, formerly used as a medicine and now mainly as incense.

Frankincensenoun

A type of incense obtained from the Boswellia thurifera tree.

Olibanumnoun

an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation

Frankincensenoun

an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation

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