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Definition 1: medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for balm of gilead in the sense of this definition

(balm of gilead is a kind of ...) any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath

Definition 2: small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for balm of gilead in the sense of this definition

(balm of gilead is a kind of ...) any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense

(... is a member of balm of gilead) genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products

Definition 3: a fragrant oleoresin - [noun denoting substance]

(balm of gilead is a kind of ...) any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing

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