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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Canada balsam Canada balsam n 1: yellow transparent exudate of the balsam fir; used as a transparent cement in optical devices (especially in microscopy) and as a mounting medium 2: medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees [syn: balsam fir, balm of Gilead, Abies balsamea ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Canada balsam Balsam \Bal"sam\ (b[add]l"sam), n. [L. balsamum the balsam tree or its resin, Gr. ba`lsamon. See Balm, n.] 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. [1913 Webster] Note: The balsams are aromatic resinous substances, flowing spontaneously or by incision from certain plants. A great variety of substances pass under this name, but the term is now usually restricted to resins which, in addition to a volatile oil, contain benzoic and cinnamic acid. Among the true balsams are the balm of Gilead, and the balsams of copaiba, Peru, and Tolu. There are also many pharmaceutical preparations and resinous substances, possessed of a balsamic smell, to which the name balsam has been given. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) A species of tree (Abies balsamea). (b) An annual garden plant (Impatiens balsamina) with beautiful flowers; balsamine. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything that heals, soothes, or restores. [1913 Webster] Was not the people's blessing a balsam to thy blood? --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Balsam apple (Bot.), an East Indian plant (Momordica balsamina ), of the gourd family, with red or orange-yellow cucumber-shaped fruit of the size of a walnut, used as a vulnerary, and in liniments and poultices. Balsam fir (Bot.), the American coniferous tree, Abies balsamea , from which the useful Canada balsam is derived. Balsam of copaiba. See Copaiba. Balsam of Mecca, balm of Gilead. Balsam of Peru, a reddish brown, syrupy balsam, obtained from a Central American tree (Myroxylon Pereir[ae] and used as a stomachic and expectorant, and in the treatment of ulcers, etc. It was long supposed to be a product of Peru. Balsam of Tolu, a reddish or yellowish brown semisolid or solid balsam, obtained from a South American tree (Myroxylon toluiferum). It is highly fragrant, and is used as a stomachic and expectorant. Balsam tree, any tree from which balsam is obtained, esp. the Abies balsamea. Canada balsam, Balsam of fir, Canada turpentine, a yellowish, viscid liquid, which, by time and exposure, becomes a transparent solid mass. It is obtained from the balm of Gilead (or balsam) fir (Abies balsamea) by breaking the vesicles upon the trunk and branches. See Balm. [1913 Webster] Canada \Can"a*da\, n. A country in North America, bordering the United States on the north. It is a federation which includes English-speaking provinces and the French-speaking Province of Quebec. [1913 Webster +PJC] Canada balsam. See under Balsam. Canada goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Wild goose. Canada jay. See Whisky Jack. Canada lynx. (Zo["o]l.) See Lynx. Canada lily. (Bot.) a plant of eastern North America (Lilium canadense) having yellow or orange flowers with dark spots; called also meadow lily. --RHUD Canada porcupine (Zo["o]l.) See Porcupine, and Urson. Canada rice (Bot.) See under Rick. Canada robin (Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird. [1913 Webster]

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