[ bawl-som-ik, ‐sam‐ ]
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  1. balsamic vinegar, an aromatic vinegar aged in wood barrels: a recipe for baked ham with balsamic, bourbon, and honey.

  1. using balsamic vinegar as a primary ingredient: Drizzle the Brussels sprouts with balsamic dressing while they are still warm.

  2. of the nature of, consisting of, or resembling balsam: Myrrh oil has a woody, balsamic scent when heated for aromatherapy.

Origin of balsamic

First recorded in 1680–90; balsam + -ic

Words Nearby balsamic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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