balsam bog

noun

Definition of balsam bog

  1. 1 :  a plant (Azorella glebaria) of the Falkland islands and Patagonia that belongs to the carrot family, forms dense woody hillocks often several feet in height, and yields a gum used as a folk remedy

  2. 2 :  a usually sphagnous bog in northeastern America containing the balsam fir

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