1. [ noun ] (botany) medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees
Synonyms: Canada_balsam Abies_balsamea balsam_fir
Related terms: silver_fir
2. [ noun ] a fragrant oleoresin
Related terms: balm
3. [ noun ] (botany) small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
Synonyms: Commiphora_meccanensis
Related terms: incense_tree Commiphora