Meaning of elemi

el•e•mi

Pronunciation: (el'u-mē), [key]
— pl. -mis.
  1. any of various fragrant resins from certain trees, esp. Canarium commune, used chiefly in the manufacture of varnishes, lacquers, ointments, and in perfumery. Also called
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