Definition of Tolu balsam tree

1. Noun. Medium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork.

Exact synonyms: Myroxylon Balsamum, Myroxylon Toluiferum, Tolu Tree
Group relationships: Genus Myroxylon, Myroxylon
Terms within: Balsam Of Tolu, Tolu, Tolu Balsam
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tolu Balsam Tree

tolrestat
tolsel
tolsels
tolsey
tolseys
tolt
toltec
tolter
toltered
toltering
tolterodine
tolters
tolts
tolu
tolu balsam tree (current term)
tolu tree
toluamide
toluamides
toluate
toluates
toluene
toluene-3-monooxygenase
toluene-4-monooxygenase
toluene dioxygenase
toluene ortho-monooxygenase
toluenes
toluenesulfonate
toluenesulfonic acid
toluenesulfonyl

Literary usage of Tolu balsam tree

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1. The Chemistry and Analysis of Drugs and Medicines by Henry Corbin Fuller (1920)
"It would seem as if Kraemer's description of the tolu balsam tree nw nearly corresponded with the tree which Hale found yielding Peru Adulterants. ..."

2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"... and the bark wood reddish-brown. The wood is extremely hard and has been used for various purposes as timber. • TOLU BALSAM The tolu balsam tree (M. ..."

3. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"... and the bark wood reddish-brown. The wood is extremely hard and has been used for various purposes as timber. TOLU BALSAM The tolu balsam tree (M. ..."

4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Tolu-balsam tree (Prof. Baillon believes that both Peru-balsam and Tolu-balsam are products of this species, obtained by different processes). ..."

5. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"They are all from South America, and closely allied to Myroxylon, and are mainly interesting for the drugs they furnish. Myro'xylon. tolu balsam tree. ..."

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