Definition of myrrh noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mɜː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//mɜːr//
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a sticky substance with a sweet smell that comes from trees and is used to make perfume and incense Word OriginOld English myrra, myrre, via Latin from Greek murra, of Semitic origin; compare with Arabic murr ‘bitter’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: myrrh