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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Populus balsamifera (0.00920 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Populus balsamifera Populus balsamifera n : poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves [syn: balsam poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Populus balsamifera Poplar \Pop"lar\, n. [OE. popler, OF. poplier, F. peuplier, fr. L. populus poplar.] (Bot.) 1. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses. [1913 Webster] Note: The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and Populus tremuloides ; Balsam poplar is Populus balsamifera; Lombardy poplar (Populus dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba. [1913 Webster] 2. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar . [U.S.] [1913 Webster] Tacamahac \Tac"a*ma*hac`\, Tacamahaca \Tac`a*ma*ha"ca\, n. 1. A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus Elaphrium (Elaphrium tomentosum and Elaphrium Tacamahaca), and also from East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera). [1913 Webster] Balm \Balm\ (b[aum]m), n. [OE. baume, OF. bausme, basme, F. baume, L. balsamum balsam, from Gr. ba`lsamon; perhaps of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. b[=a]s[=a]m. Cf. Balsam.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa. [1913 Webster] 2. The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Any fragrant ointment. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Anything that heals or that mitigates pain. “Balm for each ill.” --Mrs. Hemans. [1913 Webster] Balm cricket (Zo["o]l.), the European cicada. --Tennyson. Balm of Gilead (Bot.), a small evergreen African and Asiatic tree of the terebinthine family (Balsamodendron Gileadense ). Its leaves yield, when bruised, a strong aromatic scent; and from this tree is obtained the balm of Gilead of the shops, or balsam of Mecca. This has a yellowish or greenish color, a warm, bitterish, aromatic taste, and a fragrant smell. It is valued as an unguent and cosmetic by the Turks. The fragrant herb Dracocephalum Canariense is familiarly called balm of Gilead, and so are the American trees, Populus balsamifera , variety candicans (balsam poplar), and Abies balsamea (balsam fir). [1913 Webster]

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