Canada balsamCanada balsam
a thick, yellow, resinous fluid from the balsam fir, used as a transparent cement in microscopy and in lacquers, flavorings, etc.
A viscous, yellowish, transparent resin obtained from the balsam fir and used as a cement for glass lenses and for mounting specimens on microscopic slides.
(plural Canada balsams)
- A turpentine made from the resin of the balsam fir tree.