Balm

• (n.) An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa. • (n.) Any fragrant ointment. • (v. i.) To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate. • (n.) The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs. • (n.) Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.
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balm

(bahm) balsam. a soothing or healing medicine.
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Balm

(Melissa) M. officinalis, Balm or Lemon Balm, is a half hardy perennial that originates from the Mediterranean region and Asia and has become naturalized in the moist, lightly shaded meadows of North America. When mowed, it penetrates the air with the scent of lemons. Lemon Balm grows in clumps 2 to 22 feet high. The soft shoots are covered with wi...
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balm

1. <botany> An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa. ... 2. The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs. ... 3. Any fragrant ointment. ... 4. Anything that heals or that mitigates pain. 'Balm for each ill. ... <zoology>' Balm cricket, the European cicada. ... <botany> Balm of Gilead, a small evergreen African and...
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Balm

Balm (bäm) noun [ Middle English baume , Old French bausme , basme , French baume , Latin balsamum balsam, from Greek ba`lsamon ; perhaps of Semitic origin; confer Hebrew bāsām . Confer Balsam .] 1. (Botany) A...
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Balm

Balm transitive verb To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate. [ Archaic] Shak.
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balm

any of several fragrant herbs of the mint family, particularly Melissa officinalis, also called balm gentle, or lemon balm, and cultivated in ...
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Balm

Balm or lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb of the family Labiatae with a short rhizome and an erect, much-branched square stem. The leaves are opposite, stalked, ovate, yellow green and crenate. The flowers are small, two-lipped and grow in whorls in the upper leaf axils. The flowers change colour as they mature from pale yellow t...
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balm

balm, name for any balsam resin and for several plants, e.g., the bee balm.
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balm

bálsamo
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balm

Type: Term Pronunciation: bawlm Definitions: 1. An ointment, especially a fragrant one. 2. A soothing application. Synonyms: balsam
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balm

[n] - any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing
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