Definition of Cistus ladanum

1. Noun. Shrub having white flowers and viscid stems and leaves yielding a fragrant oleoresin used in perfumes especially as a fixative.

Exact synonyms: Cistus Ladanifer, Common Gum Cistus
Generic synonyms: Rock Rose, Rockrose
Terms within: Labdanum, Ladanum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cistus Ladanum

Cirsium rivulare
Cirsium vulgare
Cisalpine Gaulish
Cisatlantic
Ciskei
Cisleithan
Cistaceae
Cistercian
Cistercians
Cistothorus
Cistothorus palustris
Cistothorus platensis
Cistus
Cistus albidus
Cistus ladanifer
Cistus ladanum
Cisuralian
Citation
Citellus
Citellus citellus
Citellus lateralis
Citellus leucurus
Citellus parryi
Citellus richardsoni
Citellus variegatus
Citharichthys
Citharichthys cornutus
Citibank
Citizen Genet
Citizenship Day

Literary usage of Cistus ladanum

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1. Hebrew and Chaldee Vocabulary, Consisting of Every Word in the Old Testament by Robert Young (1871)
"... secret, enchantment 6. ïh m gum of the cistus, ladanum 2. f lizard i. vy*} he sharpened, instructed 4; Pu. was sharpened i. joinings, additions 3. ty, ..."

2. Archiv der Pharmazie und Berichte der Deutschen pharmazeutischen Gesellschaft by Deutschen Pharmazeutischen Gesellschaft (1889)
"... Beförderung des Haarwuchses und zum Schwärzen der Haare benutzt, in denen des Avicenna, der in dem konfusen Kapitel de cusu Cistus, Ladanum und Cissus ..."

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