frankincense

frankincense

/ˈfraŋkɪnsɛns/
noun
mass noun
An aromatic gum resin obtained from an African tree and burnt as incense.
This resin is obtained from the tree Boswellia sacra, family Burseraceae, native to Somalia
Also called olibanum, gum olibanum

Origin
Late Middle English: from Old French franc encens, literally ‘high-quality incense’, from franc (see frank) in an obsolete sense ‘superior, of high quality’ (which also existed in English) + encens ‘incense’.

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Frankincense
Wafting scents
Best intents
Gifts intense.

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