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ŏpŏbalsămum , i, n., = ὀποβάλσαμον,
I.the juice of the balsam-tree, opobalsam, balsam, balm, Stat. S. 3, 2, 141; Just. 36, 3, 4; Plin. 37, 13, 78, § 204.—Used for embalming bodies, Inscr. Grut. 692, 10.—
II. Hence, in gen., perfume: “hirsuto spirant opobalsama collo Quae tibi,Juv. 2, 41.
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