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|Noun||1.||Peruvian balsam - tree of South and Central America yielding an aromatic balsam|
genus Myroxylon, Myroxylon - a genus of tropical American trees having pinnate leaves and white flowers
balsam of Peru - dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially in dressing wounds and treating certain skin diseases
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms