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Definition of Opobalsamum

Opobalsamum
Opobalsam Op`o*bal"sam, Opobalsamum Op`o*bal"sa*mum, n. [L. opobalsamum, Gr. ?; ? vegetable juice + ? balsam.] (Med.) The old name of the aromatic resinous juice of the Balsamodendron opobalsamum, now commonly called balm of Gilead. See under Balm.

Meaning of Opobalsamum from wikipedia

- Opopanax or opoponax, refers to a kind of gum resin (natural substance that is a mixture of water-soluble gum and alcohol-soluble resin) obtained from...
- a close relative of and of the same genus as Styrax officinalis) or opobalsamum (rare type of myrrh tree mentioned frequently in ancient Jewish writings...
- Amyris gileadensis L. Amyris opobalsamum L. Balsamea gileadensis (L.) Oken Balsamea meccanensis Gled. Balsamea opobalsamum Baill. Balsamodendrum ehrenbergianum...
- distinguished two varieties: Amyris gileadensis L. (= Amyris opobalsamum Forsk.), and Amyris opobalsamum L., the variant found by Belon in a garden near Cairo...
- exudes spontaneously from the tree, or a balsam from a tree such as opobalsamum or a styrax. Onycha, which in Gr**** means “nail,” is variously described...
- opopanax[citation needed] Commiphora gileadensis (L.) C.Chr. (syn. Commiphora opobalsamum), producing balsam of Mecca. Commiphora glandulosa Schinz Commiphora...
- DC.) Commiphora gileadensis (L.) C.Chr. (as A. gileadensis L. or A. opobalsamum L.) Commiphora kataf (Forssk.) Engl. (as A. kataf Forssk.) Metopium toxiferum...
- of the Arabian tree species Commiphora gileadensis (syn. Commiphora opobalsamum). Canada balsam, resin produced by the fir species Abies balsamea A common...
- balm, though other sources conclude that the biblical balm is Balsam (opobalsamum). Styrax benzoin is a more humid Asian species, reported from India,...
- the biblical oil. According to one theory, it is the plant Commiphora opobalsamum - a small shrub, 10 to 12 feet high, with wandlike, spreading branches...
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