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English definition of “balm”

balm

noun [C or U] uk   /bɑːm/ us  

balm noun [C or U] (OIL)

an oil that comes from particular tropical trees and is used especially to treat injuries or reduce pain: a new skin balm
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balm noun [C or U] (COMFORT)

something that gives comfort: Her gentle words were a balm to me.
(Definition of balm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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