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|Noun||1.||incense tree - any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense|
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
Bursera microphylla, elephant tree - small tree or shrub of the southwestern United States having a spicy odor and odd-pinnate leaves and small clusters of white flowers
Bursera simaruba, gumbo-limbo - tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes
Boswellia carteri - tree yielding an aromatic gum resin burned as incense
Commiphora meccanensis, balm of gilead - small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
Protium heptaphyllum - tropical American tree
Protium guianense - tropical American tree
incense wood - fragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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