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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 562 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BDELLIUM (0b XXwov, used by Pliny and Dioscorides as the 'name of a plant which exuded a fragrant gum), a name applied to several gums or gum-resins that simulate and are sometimes found as adulterants of true myrrh (q.v.).
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