Any of several aromatic resinous substances used in ointments and incense.
A strong-smelling gum resin used in ointments and incenses.
Any of several trees, as the balsam poplar, yielding this resin.
Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera).
Alternative Form of tacamahac - tacamahaca
Origin of tacamahac
- Spanish tacamaca, tacamahaca from Nahuatl tecamaca
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Nahuatl tecamac.