brittlebush vs incienso what difference

what is difference between brittlebush and incienso

English

Etymology

brittle +‎ bush, from the frangibility of its stems.

Noun

brittlebush (plural brittlebushes)

  1. A shrub native to deserts in the southwestern US and northern Mexico, Encelia farinosa.


English

Etymology

From Baja California, meaning incense.

Noun

incienso (uncountable)

  1. A desert shrub (Encelia farinosa) producing a resin that emits a fragrant odor when burned.

References

  • The King’s Highway in Baja California, By Harry Crosby and Diana Lindsay, Baja California (Mexico) Copley Books: 1974, →ISBN

Anagrams

  • coniines, oscinine

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /inˈθjenso/, [ĩn̟ˈθjẽn.so]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /inˈsjenso/, [ĩnˈsjẽn.so]
  • Rhymes: -enso

Etymology 1

From Old Spanish encienso, a semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin incēnsum (incense), from Latin incēnsus (inflamed, fiery), from incendō (to set on fire, burn, kindle). Compare with Old Spanish encensar (to cense) and enceso (inflamed, kindled) (from encender), which was inherited.

Noun

incienso m (plural inciensos)

  1. incense
  2. Myrocarpus frondosus, a tree from the Fabaceae family
Derived terms
  • incensar (verb)
  • incensario m
Related terms
  • incendio
  • encender

Etymology 2

Verb

incienso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of incensar.

References


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