Olibanum vs Frankincense - What's the difference?

olibanum | frankincense | Synonyms |

Olibanum is a synonym of frankincense.


As nouns the difference between olibanum and frankincense

is that olibanum is a gum resin from trees of the genus boswellia , formerly used as a medicine and now mainly as incense while frankincense is a type of incense obtained from the tree.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

olibanum

English

Noun

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  • A gum resin from trees of the genus Boswellia , formerly used as a medicine and now mainly as incense.
  • Synonyms

    *frankincense

    frankincense

    Noun

  • A type of incense obtained from the tree.
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  • Synonyms

    * olibanum