from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a reddish or yellowish brown semisolid or solid balsam, obtained from a South American tree (Myroxylon toluiferum). It is highly fragrant, and is used as a stomachic and expectorant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
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