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Meaning of BALM OF GILEAD

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
  2. [n]  small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
  3. [n]  a fragrant oleoresin
 
 Synonyms: Abies balsamea, balsam fir, Canada balsam, Commiphora meccanensis
 
 See Also: balm, Commiphora, genus Commiphora, incense tree, silver fir

 

 

 

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