Grains of gum and sometimes spices which are burned to produce a fragrant odor. Incense is frequently used as an oblation, or in religious ritual. The term can also refer to the smoke produced by the burning of incense.

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Grains or pieces of gum and sometimes spices that are burned to produce a fragrant odor. Incense is frequently used as an oblation, or in religious ritual. The term can also refer to the smoke produced by the burning of incense.

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Title
Incense
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021