Definition of Balsamy

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or containing balsam. "A balsamic fragrance"

Exact synonyms: Balsamic
Derivative terms: Balsam, Balsam, Balsam, Balsam
Partainyms: Balsam, Balsam



Definition of Balsamy

1. Adjective. Like balsam, as of balsam. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balsamy

1. fragrant [adj] - See also: fragrant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balsamy

balsamaria
balsamarium
balsamation
balsamed
balsamic
balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegars
balsamico
balsamiferous
balsamine
balsaming
balsamous
balsamroot
balsamroots
balsams
balsamy (current term)
balsas
balsero
balseros
balter
balti house
baltic states
baltimore oriole
baltis
balu
baluba
balubas
balun
baluns

Literary usage of Balsamy

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1. Text-book of Histology by Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"The balsamy odours of the forest gave way to faint, acrid breaths which made the eyes smart and the nostrils burn. ..."

2. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"... the ferns, which love damp and shady places, were the only undergrowth ; the trees flung their balsamy, aromatic scent liberally upon the air, and, ..."

3. Red Fox: The Story of His Adventurous Career in the Ringwaak Wilds and of by Charles George Douglas Roberts (1905)
"Checked straight behind his den by a long stretch of hardwood growth, the flames had gone far ahead on either flank, tearing through the dry balsamy fir and ..."

4. New Guide to Health; Or, Botanic Family Physician: Or, Botanic Family by Samuel Thomson (1825)
"... some bushes than others; some of them bear a small bur or cluster of seeds, which when rubbed between the fingers leaves an oily or balsamy substance, ..."

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