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myrrh1 British & World English

A fragrant gum resin obtained from certain trees and used, especially in the Near East, in perfumery, medicines, and incense

myrrh2 British & World English

Another term for sweet cicely.

myrrh oil British & World English

A volatile oil obtained from the exudate of a myrrh tree.

myrrh resin British & World English

A brittle, yellowish brown, resinous substance obtainable from a myrrh tree.

myrrh tree British & World English

Any of various Arabian and African trees of the genus Commiphora (family Burseraceae), especially C. abyssinica and C. myrrha, which yield myrrh.