(noun) A resin of certainOldWorldplants of the genusCistus,yielding a fragrantessentialoilusedinflavorings and perfumes.
(noun) a dark resinous juice obtained from various rockroses of the genus Cistus, used in perfumery and in the manufacture of fumigants and medicinal plasters
Use "labdanum" in a sentence
"A woman’s body odour can be best described olfactorily by notes such as labdanum, vanilla, benzoin and honey absolute with labdanum being the closest I suppose."
"The Hell-Gate of Ireland: Smoldering brimstone, bitter labdanum, clove, black musk, and copper-colored feathers."
"A resinoid of storax, fixed with tincture of labdanum (pressed from the fatty arteries of the rockrose), proved a sufficient camouflage for a walk around the block, but it had no more staying power than patchouli."