Balm-of-gilead meaning

gĭlē-əd, -ăd
A shrubby plant (Cedronella canariensis) in the mint family, native to Madeira and the Canary Islands, having fragrant leaves and pink flowers.
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A shrubby plant (Cedronella canariensis) in the mint family, native to Madeira and the Canary Islands, having fragrant leaves and pink flowers.
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Origin of balm-of-gilead

  • After Gilead , known for its balm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition