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balsam

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈbɒl.səm/ US  /ˈbɑːl-/
a pleasant-smelling substance used as the base for medical or beauty treatments
(治療或美容用的)香膏,香脂,香液
a balsam shampoo
洗髮香液
Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drugToiletry and perfumes
anything believed to heal (= make well again) the body or mind
慰藉,能使身體或心靈痊癒的東西
Great literature is balsam to the soul.
偉大的文學是心靈的慰藉。
Restoring and reviving
Translations of “balsam”
in Spanish bálsamo…
in French baume…
in German der Balsam…
in Chinese (Simplified) (治疗或美容用的)香膏,香脂,香液, 慰藉,能使身体或心灵痊愈的东西…
(Definition of balsam from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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