how to pronounce balsam

/ˈbɔːlsəm/

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balsam is pronounced in two syllables

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bɔːlsəm

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An example use of balsam in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of balsam

noun:

  1. A balsam fir Abies balsamea.
  2. A plant or tree yielding such substance.
  3. A flowering plant of the genus Impatiens.
  4. Canada balsam, a turpentine obtained from the resin of balsam fir.
  5. A soothing ointment.
  6. A sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from various plants.
  7. The balsam family of flowering plants (Balsaminaceae), which includes Impatiens and Hydrocera.
  8. Something soothing.

verb:

  1. To treat or anoint with balsam.

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