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balsam of Peru

noun
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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balsam of Peru

noun
1.
an aromatic balsam that is obtained from the tropical South American leguminous tree Myroxylon pereirae and is similar to balsam of Tolu Also called Peru balsam
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