balsamum

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βάλσαμον (bálsamon), from a Semitic cognate with Hebrew בֹּשֶׂם (bōśem, perfume), Arabic باسهام and Aramaic 𐡁𐡅𐡔𐡀𐡌.

Noun[edit]

balsamum n (genitive balsamī); second declension

  1. balsam (substance or tree); balm

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative balsamum balsama
genitive balsamī balsamōrum
dative balsamō balsamīs
accusative balsamum balsama
ablative balsamō balsamīs
vocative balsamum balsama

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