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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The dried fruit of Commiphora (Balsamodendron) Opobalsamum, the tree which yields balm of Gilead.
  • n. An aromatic volatile oil resembling oil of cloves, obtained from this fruit.

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