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tolu

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tolu balsam:

see balsambalsam
, fragrant resin obtained from various trees. The true balsams are semisolid and insoluble in water, but they are soluble in alcohol and partly so in hydrocarbons.
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tolu

an aromatic balsam obtained from a South American tree, Myroxylon balsamum
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