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elemi

  

      n   pl   , -mis   any of various fragrant resins obtained from tropical trees, esp. trees of the family Burseraceae: used in making varnishes, ointments, inks, etc.  
     (C16: via Spanish from Arabic al-lami the elemi)  


gum elemi  
      n      another name for       elemi  
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gum elemi, elem., Eleia, elm

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