Translation of "balsam" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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balsamnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈbɒl.səm/ us /ˈbɑːl.səm/

a pleasant-smelling substance used as the base for medical or beauty treatments

(治疗或美容用的)香膏,香脂,香液
a balsam shampoo 洗发香波

anything believed to heal the body or mind (= make it well again)

慰藉,能使身体或心灵痊愈的东西
Great literature is balsam to the soul. 伟大的文学是心灵的慰藉。

(Translation of “balsam” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)