elemi

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el·e·mi

noun \ˈe-lə-mē\

Definition of ELEMI

:  any of various fragrant oleoresins from tropical trees (family Burseraceae) used chiefly in varnishes, lacquers, and printing inks

Origin of ELEMI

New Latin elimi, probably from Arabic al lāmi the elemi
First Known Use: 1543

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