Dictionary

bdellium

noun bdel·li·um \ˈde-lē-əm\

Definition of BDELLIUM

:  a gum resin similar to myrrh obtained from various trees (genus Commiphora) of the East Indies and Africa

Origin of BDELLIUM

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek bdellion
First Known Use: 14th century

bdellium

noun bdel·li·um \ˈdel-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BDELLIUM

:  a gum resin similar to myrrh obtained from various trees (genus Commiphora) of the East Indies and Africa

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: BdellodrilusPrevious Word in the Dictionary: BdellidaeAll Words Near: bdellium
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears