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kom-po-zish'-un, kom'-pound (mathkoneth, "measure"); (subst.) (raqach, "to make perfume," roqach, "perfume"):
Used of the sacred anointing oil (Exodus 30:25,32,33) and of the holy perfume (Exodus 30:37,38), which were not to be used for any profane purpose.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'COMPOSITION; COMPOUND'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.