balm-of-gilead









balm-of-gilead


noun

  1. any of several plants of the genus Commiphora, especially C. opobalsamum and C. meccanensis, which yield a fragrant oleoresin.
  2. Also called Mecca balsam. the resin itself, a turbid yellow, green, or brownish-red water-insoluble gluey liquid, used chiefly in perfumery.
  3. a hybrid North American poplar, Populus gileadensis, cultivated as a shade tree.

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