Frankincense
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    Frankincense

    The fragrant resinous exudation of various species of Boswellia; it was imported into Judea from Arabia (Isa. 60:6; Jer. 6:20). It was an ingredient in the holy incense for sacrificial purposes (Ex. 30:34) and was highly valued as a perfume (Matt. 2:11).