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Noun salve has 2 senses
- ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
--1 is a kind of remedy, curative, cure
--1 has substances: lanolin, wool fat, wool grease
--1 has particulars:
- salve - anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"
--2 is a kind of redress, remedy, remediation