balsamic

balsamic
adjective Date: 1705 1. of, relating to, yielding, or containing balsam 2. made with balsamic vinegar <
a balsamic vinaigrette
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  • balsamic — BALSÁMIC, Ă, balsamici, ce, adj. De balsam (1), ca de balsam. ♦ Care are însuşirile balsamului (1), care conţine un balsam. – Din fr. balsamique. Trimis de paula, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  BALSÁMIC adj. v. aromat, aromatic, îmbălsămat,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Balsamic — Bal*sam ic (b[add]l*s[a^]m [i^]k or b[a^]l*s[a^]m [i^]k; 277), Balsamical Bal*sam ic*al, a. [Cf. F. balsamique.] Having the qualities of balsam; containing, or resembling, balsam; soft; mitigative; soothing; restorative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balsamic — c.1600, from BALSAM (Cf. balsam) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • balsamic — adjective /ˌbɔːlˈsæmɪk/ a) Producing balsam. he stood in the road, fragrant with the odor of the azaleas in the undergrowth and the balsamic breath of the low hanging firs, which were all fibrously a glitter wherever the moon touched the dew in… …   Wiktionary

  • balsamic — balsam ► NOUN 1) an aromatic resin obtained from certain trees and shrubs, used in perfumes and medicines. 2) a herbaceous plant grown for its pink or purple flowers. DERIVATIVES balsamic adjective. ORIGIN Greek balsamon …   English terms dictionary

  • balsamic — adjective of or relating to or containing balsam a balsamic fragrance • Syn: ↑balsamy • Pertains to noun: ↑balsam (for: ↑balsamy), ↑balsam • D …   Useful english dictionary

  • balsamic — bal·sam·ic (bôl sămʹĭk) adj. 1. Of, relating to, or resembling balsam. 2. Containing or yielding balsam. 3. Restorative; curative. * * * …   Universalium

  • balsamic — 1. Relating to balsam. 2. Fragrant …   Medical dictionary

  • balsàmic — bal|sà|mic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • balsamic — bal·sam·ic || bɔːl sæmɪk adj. of balsam, producing balsam; having the scent of balsam (aromatic resinous sap) …   English contemporary dictionary

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