Opobalsam

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Opobalsam (Med) The old name of the aromatic resinous juice of the Balsamodendron opobalsamum, now commonly called balm of Gilead. See under Balm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n opobalsam A resinous juice, also called balm or balsam of Gilead. See balm.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Opobalsam op-ō-bal′sam a resinous juice, balm of Gilead.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. opobalsamum, Gr. ; vegetable juice + balsam