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balmnoun [C/U]

 us   /bɑm, bɑlm/
an ​oilysubstancerubbed into the ​skin and used esp. to ​treatinjuries or ​reducepain
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balmnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /bɑːm/

balm noun [C or U] (OIL)

an ​oil that comes from ​particulartropicaltrees and is used ​especially to ​treatinjuries or ​reducepain: 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.
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