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Abyssinian Myrrh

Definition of the noun Abyssinian Myrrh

What does Abyssinian Myrrh mean as a name of something?

Abyssinian myrrh is the vernacular name of the Commiphora habessinica, a species of Commiphora.

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Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

species pilinut Canarium commune elemi Canarium luzonicum elemi Commiphora abyssinica Abyssinian myrrh Arabian myrrh Commiphora erythaea, var. glabrescens bisabol myrrh opopanax sweet myrrh Commiphora molmol Somalian ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: Abyssinian myrrh tree, Hotai myrrh Tanzania: muluba C. marlothii Engl, ( the specific name after the South African (but German-born) pharmacist and botanist Hermann Wilhelm Rudolph Marloth, 1855-1931, author of The Flora of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1819)

or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature, comprehending, under one general alphabetical arrangement, all the words and substance of every kind of dictionary extant in the English language ... embellished by a ... set of copper-plate engravings ... Compiled, digested, and arranged, by John Wilkes, of Milland House, in the county of Sussex by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex.)

The Abyssinian myrrh comes to us through the East Indies ; and that produced in Arabia is brought by the way of Turkey. The ancients, and particularly Dioscorides, spoke of myrrh in such a manner as to make us suppose, either that they have ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

The Abyssinian myrrh is brought from the East Indies ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedia of Commerce, Manufactures, Commercial Law, and Finance (1882)

Abyssinian myrrh comes to us through the East Indies, while that produced in Arabia is brought by the way of Turkey. It has a peculiar, rather fragrant odor, and a bitter, aromatic taste~ It is in small, irregularly shaped pieces, which can hardly ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture (1851)

And of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

The Abyssinian myrrh is sometimes called troglodite myrrh, and always bears a high character. The myrrh mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures seems to have been some costly and highly fragrant substance; and probably bore considerable ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation (1859)

by John Ramsay MacCulloch

Abyssinian myrrh comes to us through the East Indies, while that produced in Arabia is brought by the way of Turkey. It has a peculiar, rather fragrant, odour and a bitter aromatic taste. It is in small irregularly shaped pieces, which can hardly be ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1841)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy

The Abyssinian myrrh is brought from the East Indies, and the ...

Google previewThe dictionary of trade, commerce and navigation (1844)

The Abyssinian myrrh is brought from the East Indies, and the Arabian comes by way of Turkey. It is used in a great variety of medicinal preparations. The letter N is but little known in nautical and commercial abbreviations ; we must not forget ...

Google previewCommercial Dictionary of Trade Products (1892)

by Peter Lund Simmonds

the Abyssinian myrrh, produced by the Acacia Sassa. TALLIAGE, an excise or tax levied. TALLOW, the most important animal fat or commerce, obtained chiefly from oxen and sheep. Our home production is estimated at 120,000 tons a-year, ...

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