how to pronounce balsam


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The above transcription of balsam is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

balsam is pronounced in two syllables

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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


  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.


  1. To treat or anoint with balsam.

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