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ˈɛl ə miel·e·mi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elemi, gum eleminoun

    fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense

Wiktionary

  1. eleminoun

    A tree, Canarium luzonicum, native to the Philippines.

  2. eleminoun

    A resin harvested from the elemi tree.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eleminoun

    a fragrant gum resin obtained chiefly from tropical trees of the genera Amyris and Canarium. A. elemifera yields Mexican elemi; C. commune, the Manila elemi. It is used in the manufacture of varnishes, also in ointments and plasters

    Etymology: [Cf. F. lemi, It. elemi, Sp. elemi; of American or Oriental. origin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Elemi

    el′em-i, n. a fragrant resinous substance, obtained from the Manila pitch-tree, Arbol de la Brea.—n. El′emin, the crystallisable portion of elemi. [Cf. Fr. élémi, Sp. elemi; perh. Ar.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elemi in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elemi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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