belonging to the plant family Balsaminaceae.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Balsaminaceae, a family of flowering plants, including balsam and touch-me-not, that have irregular flowers and explosive capsules
Río, Río Balsas. a tropical American tree, Ochroma pyramidale (lagopus), of the bombax family, yielding an exceedingly light wood used for life preservers, rafts, toy airplanes, etc. a raft made of balsa wood. any life raft. Historical Examples The Parnahyba forms the eastern boundary of Maranho, but it has one large tributary, the Balsas, entirely […]
- Rio balsas
a river in S central Mexico, flowing to the Pacific Ocean. 450 miles (724 km) long. Río, Río Balsas.
Baalshem. a person who works miracles by calling upon the name of God, especially one of the German and Polish Jews of the 16th–19th centuries considered to be saintly and to possess magical powers.
a native or inhabitant of Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania. Baltic. Historical Examples Balt Haer, who had obviously already had a few, looked at him dourly. Mercenary Dallas McCord Reynolds “I should say not,” said Balt Finn, the driver of the touring-car. Motor Matt’s Clue Stanley R. Matthews Joe Mauser avoided the haughty stare of young […]