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frankincense
used in Moby Dick

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an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
  • The Turks use it in cooking, and also carry it to Mecca, for the same purpose that frankincense is carried to St. Peter's in Rome.
    Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (52% in)

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