\bˈɛnd͡ʒəmɪn], \bˈɛndʒəmɪn], \b_ˈɛ_n_dʒ_ə_m_ɪ_n]\
Definitions of BENJAMIN
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A resinous, dry, brittle substance, the concrete juice of Styrax Benzoin, Arbor Benivi, Laurus Benzoin, of Sumatra. The odour is extremely fragrant, and taste slightly aromatic. It is principally used for the preparation of the acid which it contains. It is also employed in some vulnerary tinctures, and as an expectorant. Benzoic Acid, Ac"idum Benzo'icum, is obtained from it by sublimation. The purest Benjamin is in amygdaloid masses: hence called (F.) Benjoin amygdaloide.
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