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Meaning of “incense” - Learner’s Dictionary

incense

noun [U]     /ˈɪnsens/
a substance that burns with a strong, sweet smell, often used in religious ceremoniesReligious ceremonies and prayersToiletry and perfumes
Translations of “incense”
in Vietnamese que hương…
in Spanish incienso…
in Thai เครื่องหอม, ธูป…
in Malaysian kemenyan…
in French encens…
in German der Weihrauch…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在宗教儀式上焚燒的)香…
in Indonesian kemenyan, dupa…
in Russian ладан, фимиам…
in Turkish tütsü, buhur…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在宗教仪式上焚烧的)香…
in Polish kadzidło…
(Definition of incense from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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