balsamiferous

[ bawl-suh-mif-er-uh s ]
/ ˈbɔl səˈmɪf ər əs /

adjective

yielding balsam.

Nearby words

  1. balsam poplar,
  2. balsam spruce,
  3. balsam woolly aphid,
  4. balsamic,
  5. balsamic vinegar,
  6. balsaminaceous,
  7. balsamo, giuseppe,
  8. balsas,
  9. balsas, río,
  10. balshem

Origin of balsamiferous

First recorded in 1675–85; balsam + -i- + -ferous

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British Dictionary definitions for balsamiferous

balsamiferous

/ (ˌbɔːlsəˈmɪfərəs) /

adjective

yielding or producing balsam
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