bśm / Semitic roots

Examples of words with the root bśm: balsam, desman.

bśm

Central Semitic noun *baśam-, balsam.

1. balsam, from Greek balsamon.
2. desman, from Medieval Latin bisamum. Both 1 and 2 from a Semitic source akin to Hebrew bōśem, bāśām, Aramaic besmā, busmā, Arabic bašām, all meaning "balsam"


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