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Definitions of balm of gilead:
  • noun:   small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
  • noun:   a fragrant oleoresin
  • noun:   medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees

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