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opopanax

(əˈpɒpəˌnæks)
n
(Medicine) a strong smelling gum resin obtained from the S European plant Opopanax chironium, formerly used for medicinal purposes
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Noun1.opopanax - an odorous gum resin formerly used in medicines
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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