Definitions for ladanumˈlæd n əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. labdanum, ladanum(noun)

    a soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ladanum(noun)

    a gum resin gathered from certain Oriental species of Cistus. It has a pungent odor and is chiefly used in making plasters, and for fumigation

  2. Origin: [L. ladanum, ledanum, Gr. la`danon, lh`danon, fr. lh^don name of a shrub, mastic; cf. Per. ldan, lden. Cf. Laudanum.]

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