(Botanical) See Ladanum.
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Latin lādanum, from Ancient Greek λήδανον (lēdanon, “gum”), from λήδον (lēdon, “rockrose”), from a Semitic language; compare Akkadian (ladinnu).
labdanum (uncountable) A sticky brown resin obtained from species of rockrose, used mainly in perfume. 2007 August 26, Chandler Burr, “Back in Print”, New York Times: (A chypre perfume is usually built with oak moss, patchouli and labdanum, an absolute of a dark, thick-smelling Mediterranean bush.)
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