Balm Meaning and Definition
What is the definition Balm? What is its meaning in the dictionary? How to pronounce? Synonyms, Words starting with Balm, Antonyms, Related sentences, Words ending with Balm, Derivations, Example sentences and more...
How to pronounce: bɑːm
1. A fragrant ointment or preparation used to heal or soothe the skin.
Example sentences: "A skin balm for use after shaving"
2. A tree which yields a fragrant resinous substance, especially one used in medicine.
Example sentences: "A typical nest thus pointed out by an over-obliging bird was saddled neatly on a horizontal limb of a balm tree at the height of about 30 feet from the ground and the ever-present lake."
3. A bushy herb of the mint family, with leaves smelling and tasting of lemon.Used in names of other aromatic herbs of the mint family, e.g. bee balm.
Example sentences: "Growing my own fresh herbs saves me easily $35-50 per year… I grow my own oregano, basil, lemon balm, lemon thyme, chives, sage, and cilantro."
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