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myrrh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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myrrhmyrrh /mɜː $ mɜːr/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DCBHBPa substance that comes from trees and is used for making perfume and incense
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myrrh• Just before the sword would strike Smryna, Aphrodite changes her into a myrrh tree.• The poem is deliberately unconventional: no mention of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.• For meditation, yoga or for a philosophical discussion, try a blend of frankincense, myrrh and cedarwood.
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