copaiba balsam
Copaiba Co*pai"ba (?; 277), Copaiva Co*pai"va, n. [Sp. & Pg., fr. Brazil. cupa['u]ba.] (Med.) A more or less viscid, yellowish liquid, the bitter oleoresin of several species of {Copaifera}, a genus of trees growing in South America and the West Indies. It is stimulant and diuretic, and was formerly much used in affections of the mucous membranes. It is also used in varnishes and lacquers, and in cleaning oil paintings. -- called also {balsam of copaiba}, {copaiba balsam}, {balsam capivi}, and {Jesuits' resin}. [Written also {capivi}.] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • copaiba balsam — noun an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments • Syn: ↑copaiba, ↑balsam capivi • Hypernyms: ↑oleoresin * * * noun see copaiba I, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Copaiba balsam — kopajaus balzamas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Copaifera genties medžių sultys. atitikmenys: angl. Copaiba balsam rus. копайский бальзам …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Copaiba balsam — Copaifera (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • East Indian copaiba balsam — baltažiedis sparnenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sparneninių šeimos kaučiukinis, medieninis augalas (Dipterocarpus turbinatus), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dipterocarpus turbinatus angl. East Indian copaiba balsam;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Balsam of copaiba — Balsam Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balsam — Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances, flowing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balsam apple — Balsam Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balsam fir — Balsam Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balsam of fir — Balsam Bal sam (b[add]l sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba lsamon. See {Balm}, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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