Definitions for balmbɑm

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  1. balm(noun)

    any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing

  2. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)

    semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

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  1. balm(Noun)

    Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.

  2. balm(Noun)

    A plant or tree yielding such substance.

  3. balm(Noun)

    Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.

    There is a balm in Gilead.... (Spiritual)

  4. balm(Noun)

    Something soothing.

  5. balm(Noun)

    Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Melissa, such as lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) or bee balm.

  6. Origin: From basme, from balsamum.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Balm(noun)

    an aromatic plant of the genus Melissa

  2. Balm(noun)

    the resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs

  3. Balm(noun)

    any fragrant ointment

  4. Balm(noun)

    anything that heals or that mitigates pain

  5. Balm(verb)

    to anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate

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  1. Balm

    Balm is an unincorporated, rural community located in southeastern Hillsborough County, Florida, approximately 18 miles southeast of Tampa. It is the location of Goodson Farms, Inc. packing house and locally renowned produce market open from December to April. In 2005, Goodson Farms had begun rebuilding the stand on the intersection of McGrady Road and CR672. It was completed in late 2006. There are also four tropical fish farms and a small holding area for Barnum and Bailey's circus animals. One well known landmark is the Balm post office, which has been part of the community for over 100 years. Oldest Post Office in Hillsborough County 1907.

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  1. lamb

  2. blam

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