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Noun: balm of Gilead
  1. Medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
    - balsam fir, Canada balsam, Abies balsamea
     
  2. A fragrant oleoresin
Noun: balm of gilead
  1. Small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odour when bruised
    - Commiphora meccanensis

Derived forms: balms of Gilead

Type of: balm, incense tree, silver fir

Part of: Commiphora, genus Commiphora

Encyclopedia: Balm of Gilead

Balm of gilead