galbanum (Gal´buh-nuhm)

A gum resin derived from several plants. It is an ingredient in incense (Exod 30:34) for use in worship. Yellow or greenish brown, it had a prominent aroma and a bitter taste.

Exod 30:34

34The Lord said to Moses: Take sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum, sweet spices with pure frankincense (an equal part of each),

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