WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
lad•a•num  (ladnəm), 
n. 

    labdanum.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
lab•da•num  (labdə nəm), 
n. 

    a resinous juice that exudes from various rockroses of the genus Cistus: used in perfumery, fumigating substances, etc.
Also,ladanum. 
Etymology:
  • Semitic
  • Greek lá̄danon, akin to lêdon rockrose
  • Medieval Latin, for Latin lādanum
  • Middle English labdanum, lapdanum 1350–1400


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

ladanum /ˈlædənəm/ n
  1. another name for labdanum



labdanum /ˈlæbdənəm/, ladanum n
  1. a dark resinous juice obtained from various rockroses of the genus Cistus, used in perfumery and in the manufacture of fumigants and medicinal plasters
Etymology: 16th Century: Latin, from Greek ladanon, from lēdon rockrose, from Semitic



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