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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 Spanish incienso, indignar…
in Vietnamese que hương…
in Thai เครื่องหอม, ธูป…
in Malaysian kemenyan…
in French encens…
in German der Weihrauch…
in Indonesian kemenyan, dupa…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在宗教仪式上焚烧的)香…
in Turkish tütsü, buhur…
in Russian ладан, фимиам…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在宗教儀式上焚燒的)香…
in Polish kadzidło…
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