Balsamous Bal"sam*ous, a. Having the quality of balsam; containing balsam. ``A balsamous substance.'' --Sterne. [1913 Webster]

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  • balsam — noun /ˈbɔːlsəm/ a) A sweet smelling oil or resin derived from various plants. Classical music is a sweet balsam for our sorrows b) A plant or tree yielding such substance. Syn: balm, jewelweed, impatiens …   Wiktionary

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