Xylobalsamum
Xylobalsamum Xy`lo*bal"sa*mum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xy`lon wood + ? the balsam tree, balsam; cf. L. xylobalsamum balsam wood, Gr. ?.] (Med.) The dried twigs of a Syrian tree ({Balsamodendron Gileadense}). --U. S. Disp. [1913 Webster]

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  • XYLOBALSAMUM — proprie lignum balsami arboris, seu potius surculi ac sarmenta, quae a balsamo arbore amputabantur, ac, quod impendiô odorata erant: carô quoque vendebantur. Plin. l. 12. c. 25. Et sarmenta quoque in merce sunt. DCC. sestertio amputatio ipsa… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Xylobalsămum — Xylobalsămum, so v.w. Balsamholz …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • xylobalsamum — noun the dried twigs or fragrant wood of balm of Gilead (or balsam of Mecca) …   Wiktionary

  • xylobalsamum — xy·lo·bal·sa·mum …   English syllables

  • xylobalsamum — ˌzīlōˈbȯlsəməm noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek xylobalsamon, from xyl + balsamon balsam tree, balsam more at balm : the dried twigs or fragrant wood of a balm of Gilead (Commiphora meccanensis) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balsamodendron Gileadense — Xylobalsamum Xy lo*bal sa*mum, n. [NL., fr. Gr. xy lon wood + ? the balsam tree, balsam; cf. L. xylobalsamum balsam wood, Gr. ?.] (Med.) The dried twigs of a Syrian tree ({Balsamodendron Gileadense}). U. S. Disp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SARMENTA — surculi amputati sunt, a sarpendo. i. e. putando. Haec arida boum cornibus praeligata accensaque, maguum hostibus terrorem intulisse, legitur apud Liv. l. 22. c. 16. Annibal necubi Romanus inclusum vallibus agmen aggrederetur; ludibrium oculorum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Balsam of Mecca — For other products called Balm of Gilead, see Balm of Gilead (disambiguation). Balm of Gilead (also called the balsam of Gilead or Balsam of Mecca) is a resinous gum of the tree Commiphora gileadensis (syn. Commiphora opobalsamum), native to… …   Wikipedia

  • Commiphora opobalsamum — Commiphora opobalsamum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Balsamholz — (Xylobalsamum), Holz von dem Balsambaume (s.d.); fingersdicke, zerbrechliche, mit ungleichen Knoten besetzte, mit runzlicher, röthlichgrauer Rinde bedeckte Ästchen, gibt angezündet einen sehr angenehmen Geruch, dient deshalb im Orient zur… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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