1. balsam of tolu aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
  2. balsam family distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers
  3. balsam of Peru dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially in dressing wounds and treating certain skin diseases
  4. balsamroot a plant of the genus Balsamorhiza having downy leaves in a basal rosette and yellow flowers and long balsam-scented taproots
  5. balsam willow small shrubby tree of eastern North America having leaves exuding an odor of balsam when crushed
  6. balsam apple a tropical Old World flowering vine with red or orange warty fruit
  7. balsam fir medium-sized fir of northeastern North America
  8. balsa raft a light raft made of balsa
  9. Balistes vetula tropical Atlantic fish
  10. Blaia Zimondal an artificial language
  11. bloom of youth the best time of youth
  12. plasmacytoma neoplasm of plasma cells (usually in bone marrow)
  13. balsam woolly aphid a variety of adelgid
  14. balsam-scented smelling of balsam resin
  15. balsam poplar poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
  16. balsa wood strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
  17. Balsamorhiza genus of coarse western American herbs with large roots containing an aromatic balsam
  18. plasmodium multinucleate sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some stages of such organisms as slime molds
  19. blossom forth develop or come to a promising stage
  20. plasma cell a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigen; found in bone marrow and sometimes in the blood

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