Xc i 3avwr6s, later Obos; Lat., tus or thus; Heb., lebonah; 3 Ar., luban; 4 Turk., ghyunluk; Hind., ganda-birosa 5), a gum-resin obtained from certain species of trees of the genus Boswellia, and natural order Burseraceae.
1871) distinguishes five species of Boswellia: (A) B.
The gum resin of Boswellia thurifera was described by Colebrooke (in Asiatick Researches, ix.
' " Boswellia thurifera,"..
" Mohr Add " and " Mohr Madow " (vide supra), and from a taller species of Boswellia, the " Boido," and is sent to Bombay for exportation to Europe; and that an inferior " mayeti," the produce of the " Yegaar," is exported chiefly to Jeddah and Yemen ports."