Chrysobalanus Icaco
Incense In"cense, n. [OE. encens, F. encens, L. incensum, fr. incensus, p. p. of incendere to burn. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. The perfume or odors exhaled from spices and gums when burned in celebrating religious rites or as an offering to some deity. [1913 Webster]

A thick cloud of incense went up. --Ezek. viii. 11. [1913 Webster]

2. The materials used for the purpose of producing a perfume when burned, as fragrant gums, spices, frankincense, etc. [1913 Webster]

Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon. --Lev. x. 1. [1913 Webster]

3. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]

Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride, With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

{Incense tree}, the name of several balsamic trees of the genus {Bursera} (or {Icica}) mostly tropical American. The gum resin is used for incense. In Jamaica the {Chrysobalanus Icaco}, a tree related to the plums, is called incense tree.

{Incense wood}, the fragrant wood of the tropical American tree {Bursera heptaphylla}. [1913 Webster]


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