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Noun: benzoin  ben-zow-in
  1. Gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
    - gum benzoin, benjamin, gum benjamin, asa dulcis
Noun: Benzoin
  1. Used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera
    - genus Benzoin

Derived forms: benzoins

Type of: gum resin, magnoliid dicot genus

Part of: family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, laurel family

Encyclopedia: Benzoin