from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wood, or particularly the dried twigs, of the balm-of-Gilead tree, Commiphora Opobalsamum.
  • noun The balsam obtained by decoction from this wood.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) The dried twigs of a Syrian tree (Balsamodendron Gileadense).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the dried twigs or fragrant wood of balm of Gilead (or balsam of Mecca)


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