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Xylobalsamum


Xyˊlo-bal′sa-mum

,
Noun.
[NL., fr. Gr.
ξύλον
wood +
βάλσαμον
the balsam tree, balsam; cf. L.
xylobalsamum
balsam wood, Gr.
ξυλοβάλσαμον
.]
(Med.)
The dried twigs of a Syrian tree (
Balsamodendron Gileadense
).
U. S. Disp.

Definition 2021


xylobalsamum

xylobalsamum

English

Noun

xylobalsamum (uncountable)

  1. the dried twigs or fragrant wood of balm of Gilead (or balsam of Mecca)

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ksy.loˈbal.sa.mum/, [ksʏ.ɫɔˈbaɫ.sa.mũ]

Noun

xylobalsamum n (genitive xylobalsamī); second declension

  1. balsam-wood

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative xylobalsamum xylobalsama
genitive xylobalsamī xylobalsamōrum
dative xylobalsamō xylobalsamīs
accusative xylobalsamum xylobalsama
ablative xylobalsamō xylobalsamīs
vocative xylobalsamum xylobalsama

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