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murrhine

(ˈmʌraɪn; -ɪn) or

murrine

adj
(Archaeology) Also: myrrhine of or relating to an unknown substance used in ancient Rome to make vases, cups, etc
n
(Archaeology) Also: murra the substance so used
[C16: from Latin murr(h)inus belonging to murra]
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