What is another word for galbanum?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈalbanəm] (IPA)

Galbanum is a resinous gum that is obtained from the roots of certain Asiatic umbelliferae plants. It has an aromatic and bitter taste, and is commonly used in perfumes and cosmetics for its unique scent. There are several synonyms for galbanum, including gum ferula, ferula gummosa, and barije. Other synonyms for galbanum include gummosa, gummi-resin, galbanol, and galbanum resin. Galbanum is also known by its botanical name, Ferula gummosa, which is a species of herb belonging to the carrot family. The resin of galbanum has been used throughout history for medicinal purposes, and is believed to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

Synonyms for Galbanum:

What are the hypernyms for Galbanum?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Essential Oils, fragrances, gum resins.

What are the hyponyms for Galbanum?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for galbanum (as nouns)

    • substance
      gum.

Usage examples for Galbanum

In the mean time the Cattle must be kept in a warm Place, and Cloath'd, daily shaking Fumigations in the Cow-Houses with Juniper Berries, galbanum, and the like.
"The Plague at Marseilles Consider'd"
Richard Bradley
Yet this was once a hero's temple, crowned With myrtle-boughs by lovers, and with palm By wrestlers, resonant with sweetest sound Of flute and fife in summer evening's calm, And odorous with incense all the year, With nard and spice, and galbanum and balm.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III."
John Symonds
Learn also scented cedar-wood to burn Within the stalls, and snakes of noxious smell With fumes of galbanum to drive away.
"The Georgics"
Virgil

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