Definitions for balsamicbɔlˈsæm ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various fragrant resins exuded from certain trees, esp. trees of the genus Commiphora, as balm-of-Gilead.
Ref: Compare balm (def. 1). 1
Ref: oleoresin (def. 1). 1
any of various trees yielding a balsam, esp. the balsam fir.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Impatiens, as I. balsamina, a common garden annual.
any aromatic ointment for ceremonial or medicinal use.
Ref: balm (def. 6). 6
Origin of balsam:
bef. 1000; ME balsamum, OE balzaman < L balsamum < Gk bálsamon < Semitic (cf. Heb bāshām )
of or relating to or containing balsam
"a balsamic fragrance"
Having the health-giving properties of balsam; soothing, restorative.
Having the pleasant odour of balsam; balmy, fragrant.
alt. of Balsamical
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