Definitions for balm-of-gilead
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any of several plants of the genus Commiphora, of the bursera family, esp. C. opobalsamum and C. meccanensis, which yield a fragrant oleoresin.
the resin itself, a turbid, viscid liquid used chiefly in perfumery.
a hybrid North American poplar, Populus gileadensis, cultivated as a shade tree.
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