(noun, verb)


1. any seed plant yielding balsam

Definition categories: plant, phanerogam, spermatophyte

2. any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes

Definition categories: substance, oleoresin

3. an ointment containing a fragrant resin

Definition categories: man–made, balm, ointment, salve, unction, unguent

Sentences with balsam as a noun:

- Classical music is a sweet balsam for our sorrows


1. (transitive) To treat or anoint with balsam.