Definitions for balmbɑm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various fragrant gum resins used in perfumery or medicine, esp. from tropical trees of the genus Commiphora, of the bursera family.
Category: Plants, Pharmacology
a plant or tree yielding such a substance.
any aromatic or fragrant ointment used for healing, soothing, or mitigating pain.
any of various aromatic plants of the mint family, esp. those of the genus Melissa, having ovate, scented leaves.
anything that heals, soothes, or mitigates pain:
the balm of friendship.
Origin of balm:
1175–1225; ME basme < AF, OF < L balsamumbalsam
any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)
semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
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.
A plant or tree yielding such substance.
Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.
There is a balm in Gilead.... (Spiritual)
Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Melissa, such as lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) or bee balm.
Origin: From basme, from balsamum.
an aromatic plant of the genus Melissa
the resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs
any fragrant ointment
anything that heals or that mitigates pain
to anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate
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.
Translations for balm
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something that soothes
The music was balm to my ears.
- bálsamoPortuguese (BR)
- der BalsamGerman
- مرهم؛ تسکین بخشFarsi
- मरहम, बामHindi
- balzsam, gyógyírHungarian
- menenangkan, menyejukkanIndonesian
- harmabót, allt sem mÿkir og græðirIcelandic
- mierinājums; remdinājumsLatvian
- مرهم؛ تسکین بخشPersian
- ملهم، تسلي بخشPashto
- утешение, бальзамRussian
- balsam, lindringSwedish
- teselli, derde devaTurkish
- 撫慰人心的事物Chinese (Trad.)
- бальзам; насолодаUkrainian
- بام، خوشبودار مرہم یا لیپUrdu
- sự xoa dịuVietnamese
- 令人感到安慰（或镇定）的事物Chinese (Simp.)
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