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myrrh
American English: /mər/
British English: /məː/

Translation of myrrh in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 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?

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