Galban
Galban Gal"ban, Galbanum Gal"ba*num, n. [L. galbanum, Gr. ?, prob. from Heb. klekb'n?h: cf. F. galbanum.] A gum resin exuding from the stems of certain Asiatic umbelliferous plants, mostly species of {Ferula}. The {Bubon Galbanum} of South Africa furnishes an inferior kind of galbanum. It has an acrid, bitter taste, a strong, unpleasant smell, and is used for medical purposes, also in the arts, as in the manufacture of varnish. [1913 Webster]

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  • galban — galbán s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  GALBÁN s.n. Răşină cu aspect gumos, obţinută dintr o plantă umbeliferă exotică. [< fr. galbanum]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  GALBÁN s. n. răşină cu… …   Dicționar Român

  • galban — gȁlban m DEFINICIJA bot. reg. vrsta mirisave smole dobivena iz biljke Ferula galbaniflua (štitarke) ETIMOLOGIJA lat. galbanum ← grč. khalbánē ← hebr. halbbānāh: izbjeljivanje …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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  • Galban — Gạl|ban, das; s, Gạl|ban|harz, das <o. Pl.>, Gạl|ba|num, das; s [lat. galbanum < griech. chalbánē, aus dem Semit.]: aus dem Milchsaft bestimmter Doldenblütler gewonnenes Gummiharz, das in der ↑ Parfümerie (2) verwendet wird. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • galban — (L). Greenish yellow …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

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