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balsamic (adj.)

c. 1600, "health-giving," from balsam + -ic. From 1640s as "pertaining to balsam," 1670s as "yielding balsam," 1714 as "aromatic, fragrant." Balsamic vinegar is by 1849.

updated on March 30, 2017

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Definitions of balsamic from WordNet

balsamic (adj.)
of or relating to or containing balsam;
a balsamic fragrance
Synonyms: balsamy
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