bisabol

noun

bis·​a·​bol
ˈbisəˌbȯl,
-bōl
variants or bisabol myrrh or less commonly bissabol
like first form
plural -s
: a gum resin that resembles true myrrh and is obtained from two African trees (Commiphora kataf and C. erythraea)

called also opopanax

Word History

Etymology

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 26 Jan. 2023.

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