Opobalsamum
Opobalsam Op`o*bal"sam, Opobalsamum Op`o*bal"sa*mum, n. [L. opobalsamum, Gr. ?; ? vegetable juice + ? balsam.] (Med.) The old name of the aromatic resinous juice of the {Balsamodendron opobalsamum}, now commonly called {balm of Gilead}. See under {Balm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • OPOBALSAMUM — de succo proprie, sicut balsamum de aibore; cum Iustin. l. 36. c. 3. inversâ vice opobalsamum pro arbore, balsamum pro lacrima posuerit: Graece ὀποβάλσαμον, quasi ὀπὸς τῆς βαλσάμου. Plin. l. 12. c. 25. Sucus e plaga manat, quem opobalsamum vocant …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Opobalsămum — Opobalsămum, Art Balsamodendron u. der davon gewonnene Mekkabalsam, s.d. O. siccum, so v.w. Tolubalsam …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Opobalsămum — (Opobalsam, v. griech. opós, Pflanzensaft), s. Tolubalsam; O. verum, s. Mekkabalsam …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • opobalsamum — SYN: balm of Gilead. [G. opobalsamon, the juice of the balsam tree, fr. opos, juice, + balsamon] …   Medical dictionary

  • opobalsamum — (o po bal sa mom ) s. m. Nom donné autrefois au baume de la Mecque. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Termes grecs signifiant suc et baume …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • opobalsamum — op·o·bal·sa·mum …   English syllables

  • opobalsamum — noun see opobalsam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Commiphora opobalsamum — Commiphora opobalsamum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Commiphora opobalsamum — Commiphora opobalsamum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Balsamodendron opobalsamum — Opobalsam Op o*bal sam, Opobalsamum Op o*bal sa*mum, n. [L. opobalsamum, Gr. ?; ? vegetable juice + ? balsam.] (Med.) The old name of the aromatic resinous juice of the {Balsamodendron opobalsamum}, now commonly called {balm of Gilead}. See under …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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