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Meaning of CANADA BALSAM

Pronunciation:  'kanudu'bolsum

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
  2. [n]  yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir; used as a transparent cement in optical devices (especially in microscopy) and as a mounting medium
 
 Synonyms: Abies balsamea, balm of Gilead, balsam fir
 
 See Also: oleoresin, silver fir

 

 

 

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