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What is Onycha?
        , an ingredient of the sacred incense which was prepared under divine direction. Ex 30:34. It was probably the horny lid or door of a univalve shell (Strombus) found in the Red Sea. When burnt this "operculum " emits a strong pungent odor.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'onycha' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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