Myrrhic Myr"rhic, a. Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, myrrh. [1913 Webster]

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  • myrrhic — mɜːrɪk adj. of myrrh, pertaining to a sweet smelling resin used in the production of incense and perfume …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myrrhic — myrrh·ic …   English syllables

  • myrrhic — ˈmərik, ˈmir adjective : of or relating to myrrh …   Useful english dictionary

  • myrrh — myrrhed, adj. myrrhic, adj. /merr/, n. an aromatic resinous exudation from certain plants of the genus Myrrhis, esp. M. odorata, a small spiny tree: used for incense, perfume, etc. [bef. 900; ME, OE myrre < L myrrha < Gk mýrra Akkadian murru;… …   Universalium

  • myrrh — 1. n. a gum resin from several trees of the genus Commiphora used, esp. in the Near East, in perfumery, medicine, incense, etc. Derivatives: myrrhic adj. myrrhy adj. Etymology: OE myrra, myrre f. L myrr(h)a f. Gk murra, of Semitic orig. 2. n. =… …   Useful english dictionary

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