bisabol

noun
bis·​a·​bol | \ ˈbisəˌbȯl, -bōl \
variants: or bisabol myrrh or less commonly bissabol \ like first form \
plural -s

Definition of bisabol

: a gum resin that resembles true myrrh and is obtained from two African trees (Commiphora kataf and C. erythraea)

called also opopanax

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History and Etymology for bisabol

of African origin; akin to Wolof bisap u ala, a Senegambian tree

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“Bisabol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bisabol. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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