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balm

noun

1 balm

Any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing.

Roget 174: moderation, lenity etc. 740; temperateness, gentleness etc. adj.; sobriety; quiet; mental calmness etc. (inexcitability) 826.    ... show more

Roget 393: condiment, seasoning, sauce, spice, relish, appetizer.    [Condiments] salt; mustard, grey poupon mustard; pepper, black pepper, white pepper, peppercorn, ... show more

Roget 400: fragrance, aroma, redolence, perfume, bouquet, essence, scent; sweet smell, aromatic perfume.    agalloch, agallochium; aloes wood; bay rum; ... show more

Dutch: balsem



2 balm

Semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation.

synonyms: ointment, salve, unction, unguent.

Roget 662: remedy, help, cure, redress; medicine, medicament; diagnosis, medical examination; medical treatment; surgery; preventive medicine.    [medical devices] clinical thermometer, ... show more

Dutch: balsem, pommade, smeerseltje, zalf
Polish: maść


Moby thesaurus: Mentholatum, Vaseline, aid, allay, alleviative, alleviator, alterative, ambergris, ambrosia, analeptic, anodyne, aroma, aromatic, aromatic gum, aromatic water, assistance, assuager, attar, attar of roses, balm of Gilead ... show more.

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