bal·​sam·​ic | \ bȯl-ˈsa-mik How to pronounce balsamic (audio) , -ˈsä- How to pronounce balsamic (audio) \

Definition of balsamic

1 : of, relating to, yielding, or containing balsam
2 : made with balsamic vinegar a balsamic vinaigrette

Examples of balsamic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Display 36 assembled skewers on a serving platter and drizzle with balsamic honey glaze. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Watermelon appetizer loaded with nutritious lycopene," 5 Sep. 2020 The salad’s dressing is simple: a balsamic reduction and chive oil, but that’s all a perfect tomato really merits. Soleil Ho,, "For us, by us: A new mutual aid effort delivers groceries to Black queer and trans people in the Bay Area," 10 Aug. 2020 Everything from balsamic saba to castelvetrano four and grilled artichokes in extra virgin olive oil is for sale online from Gustiamo, which is based in the Bronx, N.Y., and imports goods from Italian farmers and producers. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, "How to Help Italy During the Coronavirus Pandemic No Matter Where You Are in the World," 24 Apr. 2020 Parmesan and balsamic Brussels sprouts Balsamic glazed shredded Brussels sprouts with bacon Turmeric roasted cauliflower Roasted butternut squash with sage DON'T MISS: Get 100s more recipe ideas Want more tips like these? Elizabeth Karmel, NBC News, "Cooking more at home? Roasting vegetables makes healthy eating easier," 31 Mar. 2020 Don’t pass on the fried Brussels sprouts, finished with bacon, queso fresco and balsamic reduction. Layla Khoury-hanold,, "Fresh Marquette: Outdoor sports haven in Michigan’s U.P. serves up booming culinary scene," 28 Aug. 2019 Brush the balsamic glaze onto both sides of the cabbage steaks., "Recipe: Roasted Balsamic Cabbage Steaks," 4 Mar. 2020 Italiano with fresh mozzarella, tomato, balsamic reduction, crispy bacon and basil garlic aioli ($9). Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "This award-winning burger spot is opening a West Valley location. Here's what to expect," 26 Feb. 2020 Local media reported, however, that the storm destroyed a warehouse at the olive oil factory, which is also a major producer of balsamic dressing. Fox News, "Tornado rips through olive oil factory in Greece, sending debris in the air," 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of balsamic

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Balsamic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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