[gal-buh-nuh m] /ˈgæl bə nəm/

a gum resin with a peculiar, strong odor, obtained from certain Asian plants of the genus Ferula, used in incense and formerly in medicine.
a bitter aromatic gum resin extracted from any of several Asian umbelliferous plants of the genus Ferula, esp F. galbaniflua, and used in incense and medicinally as a counterirritant

galbanum gal·ba·num (gāl’bə-nəm, gôl’-)
A bitter, aromatic gum resin extract that is used therapeutically in incense and medicinally as a counterirritant.

Heb. helbenah, (Ex. 30:34), one of the ingredients in the holy incense. It is a gum, probably from the Galbanum officinale.


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