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Words Described by "Balm"

  1. tea
  2. gilead
  3. mint
  4. breathing
  5. tree
  6. oil
  7. leaves
  8. echo
  9. distil
  10. trees

Hypernyms (Type of)

  1. remedy
  2. cure
  3. balsam
  4. curative

What Google Knows

Lemon balm is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family and native to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran, and Central Asia, but now naturalised elsewhere. It grows to a maximum height of 1 m. The leaves have a mild lemon scent. During summer, small white flowers full of nectar appear.

Related Definition

  1. balm:

    n Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.

    n A plant or tree yielding such substance.

    n Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.

    n (figuratively) Something soothing.

    n The lemon balm, Melissa officinalis

    n Any of a number of other aromatic herbs with a similar citrus-like scent, such as bee balm and horse balm.

    v (transitive, archaic) To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal.

    v (transitive, figuratively) To soothe; to mitigate.