Commiphora Myrrha
Myrrh Myrrh, n. [OE. mirre, OF. mirre, F. myrrhe, L. myrrha, murra, Gr. ?; cf. Ar. murr bitter, also myrrh, Heb. mar bitter.] A gum resin, usually of a yellowish brown or amber color, of an aromatic odor, and a bitter, slightly pungent taste. It is valued for its odor and for its medicinal properties. It exudes from the bark of a shrub of Abyssinia and Arabia, the {Commiphora Myrrha} (syn. {Balsamodendron Myrrha}) of the family {Burseraceae}, or from the {Commiphora abyssinica}. The myrrh of the Bible is supposed to have been partly the gum above named, and partly the exudation of species of {Cistus}, or rockrose. [1913 Webster]

{False myrrh}. See the Note under {Bdellium}. [1913 Webster]


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