labdanum definition

  • noun:
    • A resin of certain old-world flowers regarding the genus Cistus, producing a fragrant essential oil used in flavorings and perfumes.
    • A sticky brown resin gotten from species of rockrose, mainly used in perfume.
    • See ladanum.
    • See ladanum.
    • a soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from numerous rockroses utilized in perfumes specially as a fixative
    • a dark brown to greenish oleoresin which has a fragrant smell and is used as a fixative in perfumes; acquired as a juice from specific rockroses

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