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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. fragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Incense \In"cense\, n. [OE. encens, F. encens, L. incensum, fr. incensus, p. p. of incendere to burn. See Incense to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. The perfume or odors exhaled from spices and gums when burned in celebrating religious rites or as an offering to some deity. [1913 Webster] A thick cloud of incense went up. --Ezek. viii. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. The materials used for the purpose of producing a perfume when burned, as fragrant gums, spices, frankincense, etc. [1913 Webster] Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon. --Lev. x. 1. [1913 Webster] 3. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride, With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. --Gray. [1913 Webster] Incense tree, the name of several balsamic trees of the genus Bursera (or Icica) mostly tropical American. The gum resin is used for incense. In Jamaica the Chrysobalanus Icaco, a tree related to the plums, is called incense tree. Incense wood, the fragrant wood of the tropical American tree Bursera heptaphylla. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

incense wood n 1: fragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium