onycha

onycha (On´i-kuh; Heb., “nail,” “claw,” “husk,” or “flap”)

An ingredient for incense (Exod 30:34), probably from a marine shellfish.

Exod 30:34

34The Lord said to Moses: Take sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum, sweet spices with pure frankincense (an equal part of each),

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