Boswellia

noun Bos·well·ia \ bäzˈwelēə \

Definition of Boswellia

: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

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Origin and Etymology of boswellia

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


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