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1. balm

noun. ['ˈbɑːm, ˈbɑːlm'] semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation.

Synonyms

  • ointment
  • cerate
  • unction
  • baby oil
  • zinc ointment
  • wool fat
  • cure
  • therapeutic
  • wool grease
  • mentholated salve
  • sacramental oil
  • lip balm
  • balsam
  • salve
  • carron oil
  • lanolin
  • mercurial ointment
  • chrisom
  • curative
  • arnica
  • holy oil
  • chrism
  • unguent

Antonyms

  • soften
  • stay
  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • basme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • balsamum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Bee Balm

  • schwalm
  • psalm
  • palme
  • palm
  • calm

Example sentences of the word bee-balm


1. Noun Phrase
This is wonderful if the goal is to have a lot of bee balm.

2. Noun Phrase
Plant bee balm in a herb garden or flower bed to add color.

3. Noun Phrase
Keep an eye out for the telltale powdery white on the leaves of the bee balm.

4. Noun Phrase
The bee balm plant can be used in a variety of different capacities.

2. balm

noun. ['ˈbɑːm, ˈbɑːlm'] any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing.

Synonyms

  • balm of Gilead

Etymology

  • basme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • balsamum (Latin)

3. bee

noun. ['ˈbiː'] any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.

Synonyms

  • Apoidea
  • Nomia melanderi
  • superfamily Apoidea
  • hymenopter
  • mining bee
  • bumblebee
  • andrena
  • leaf-cutter
  • honeybee
  • hymenopteran
  • Apis mellifera
  • hymenopteron
  • alkali bee
  • hymenopterous insect
  • cuckoo-bumblebee
  • potter bee
  • leaf-cutter bee
  • leaf-cutting bee
  • andrenid
  • carpenter bee
  • mason bee
  • humblebee

4. bee

noun. ['ˈbiː'] a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions.

Synonyms

  • husking bee
  • cornhusking
  • social gathering
  • social affair
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