There are 2 definitions of myrrh in English:

myrrh1

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noun

[mass noun]
A fragrant gum resin obtained from certain trees and used, especially in the Near East, in perfumery, medicines, and incense: the aromas of cedarwood and myrrh
  • The trees belong to the genus Commiphora, family Burseraceae, in particular C. myrrha
More example sentences
  • They valued its trees which produced the aromatic gum resins frankincense and myrrh.
  • Other ingredients such as propolis, myrrh, tea tree and echinacea can help slow bacterial growth, strengthen gum tissue and prevent inflammation.
  • Who is this coming up from the desert like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense made from all the spices of the merchant?

Origin

Old English myrra, myrre, via Latin from Greek murra, of Semitic origin; compare with Arabic murr 'bitter'.

Derivatives

myrrhy

adjective

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There are 2 definitions of myrrh in English:

myrrh2

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noun

another term for sweet cicely.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin myrris, from Greek murris.

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