And the Lord said to Moses: Take unto thee spices, stacte, and onycha, galbanum of sweet savour, and the clearest frankincense, all shall be of equal weight. Exodus 30:34, Douay-Rheims-Challoner translation.
Origin of stacte
- Middle English stacten myrrh resin from Latin stactē from Greek staktē from feminine of staktos oozing from stazein stag- to ooze
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Latin, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ„Î±ÎºÏ„Î® (staktÄ“, “oil of myrrh") from ÏƒÏ„Î±ÎºÏ„ÏŒÏ‚ (staktos, “oozing out in drops").