tolu balsam tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tolu balsam tree medium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork
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Usage

In literature:

This balsam is procured by making incisions into the trunk of a tree which flourishes in Tolu and Peru.
"The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
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