: an important genus of incense-yielding trees (family Burseraceae) of northern Africa and India having triangular 3-celled fruit with winged seeds see frankincense, salai

Word History


New Latin, perhaps from James Boswell †1795 + New Latin -ia

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“Boswellia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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