Balsam spruce



noun
either of two North American coniferous trees of the genus Picea, P. pungens (the blue spruce) or P. engelmanni

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    any of various fragrant exudations from certain trees, especially trees of the genus Commiphora, as balm-of-Gilead. Compare balm (def 1). the similar products yielded by the leguminous trees Myroxylon pereirae and M. balsamum, of South America. Compare Peru balsam, tolu. oleoresin (def 1). any of certain transparent turpentines, as Canada balsam. a plant or tree […]



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    any of various fragrant exudations from certain trees, especially trees of the genus Commiphora, as balm-of-Gilead. Compare balm (def 1). the similar products yielded by the leguminous trees Myroxylon pereirae and M. balsamum, of South America. Compare Peru balsam, tolu. oleoresin (def 1). any of certain transparent turpentines, as Canada balsam. a plant or tree […]

  • Balsamic vinaigrette

    noun an oil-based dressing made with balsamic vinegar, a dark sweet liquid aged in wooden barrels Word Origin from ‘balsam’ in the sense of an aromatic resinous substance Usage Note cooking



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