balsam poplar

noun
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of balsam poplar

: a North American poplar (Populus balsamifera) that is often cultivated as a shade tree and has buds thickly coated with an aromatic resin called also balm of Gilead, tacamahac

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1775

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