Bursera simaruba

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Noun1.Bursera simaruba - tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishesBursera simaruba - tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes
incense tree - any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense
Bursera, genus Bursera - type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi
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When their annatto is almost dry, they shape it into big balls as big as a fist, which they wrap in leaves from the abalisier or cachibou tree, which they preserve most carefully.