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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
An ingredient in the incense burned at the golden altar, in the Holy Place, Exodus 30:34 . It is the gum of a plant growing in Abyssinia, Arabia, and Syria, called by Pliny stagonitis, but supposed to be the same as the Bubon Galbanum of Linnaeus. The gum is unctuous and adhesive, of a strong and somewhat astringent smell.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Galbanum'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​g/galbanum.html. 1859.