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Balsam

Oily, resinous, and odorous substance, which the Church mixes with olive oil for use as chrism.   From Volume II of the Original Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Balsam: Oily, resinous, and odorous substance, which the Church mixes with olive oil for use as chrism; From the Original Catholic Encyclopedia
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