Peruvian balsam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Peruvian balsam tree of South and Central America yielding an aromatic balsam
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Peruvian balsam See Balsam of Peru, under Balsam.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Peruvian balsam a fragrant bitterish liquid yielded by a South American tree, used for asthma and in making soaps
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