what is difference between frankincense and thus
From Old French franc encens (“noble incense”).
frankincense (countable and uncountable, plural frankincenses)
- A type of incense obtained from the Boswellia thurifera tree.
- enPR: thŭs, IPA(key): /ˈðʌs/
- Rhymes: -ʌs
From Middle English thus, thous, thos, from Old English þus (“thus, in this way, as follows, in this manner, to this extent”), from Proto-West Germanic *þus (“so, thus”), perhaps originally from a variant of the instrumental form of this, related to Old English þȳs (“by this, with this”), Old Saxon thius (“by this, with this”). Cognate with Scots thus (“thus”), North Frisian aldoz (“thus”), West Frisian dus (“thus”), Dutch dus (“thus, so”), Low German sus (“thus, hence”).
thus (not comparable)
- (manner) In this way or manner.
- (conjunctive) As a result.
- (in this way): as such, like so, like this, so, thusly; See also Thesaurus:thus
- (as a result): as such, before, consequently, hence, so, therefore; See also Thesaurus:therefore
- Alternative spelling of thuris
- Hust, STHU, Tush, huts, shut, tush
From Ancient Greek θύος (thúos, “burnt offering, holocaust”), from θύω (thúō).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /tʰuːs/, [t̪ʰuːs̠]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /tus/, [t̪us]
thūs n (genitive thūris); third declension
- incense, frankincense
Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).
- libanus (Late Latin)
- → Middle Irish: túis
- Irish: túis
- thus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- thus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- thus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
- thus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette