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Definition of Mastic

Mastic
Mastic Mas"tic, n. [F., fr. L. mastiche, mastichum, Gr. ?, fr. ? to chew, because of its being used in the East for chewing.] [Written also mastich.] 1. (Bot.) A low shrubby tree of the genus Pistacia (P. Lentiscus), growing upon the islands and coasts of the Mediterranean, and producing a valuable resin; -- called also, mastic tree. 2. A resin exuding from the mastic tree, and obtained by incision. The best is in yellowish white, semitransparent tears, of a faint smell, and is used as an astringent and an aromatic, also as an ingredient in varnishes. 3. A kind of cement composed of burnt clay, litharge, and linseed oil, used for plastering walls, etc. Barbary mastic (Bot.), the Pistachia Atlantica. Peruvian mastic tree (Bot.), a small tree (Schinus Molle) with peppery red berries; -- called also pepper tree. West Indian mastic (Bot.), a lofty tree (Bursera gummifera) full of gum resin in every part.

Meaning of Mastic from wikipedia

- Mastic (Gr****: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). It is also known as tears of Chios, being traditionally produced...
- Mastic may refer to: Mastic (plant resin) Mastic asphalt, or asphalt, is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid Mastic cold porcelain, or salt ceramic...
- Mastic tree is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Pistacia lentiscus (Anacardiaceae) – masticMediterranean region Sideroxylon foetidissimum...
- Mastic Reserve lies at the eastern end of the North Side of Grand Cayman, one of the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean Sea...
- mastiha is a liqueur seasoned with mastic, a resin with a slightly pine or cedar-like flavor gathered from the mastic tree, a small evergreen tree native...
- Pistacia lentiscus (also lentisk; mastic; Gr****: μαστίχα mastíkha) is a dioecious evergreen shrub or small tree of the genus Pistacia, growing up to 4 m...
- Mastic Beach is a census-designated place and former village in the southeast part of the town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, United States...
- derived the Anglo-Saxon word cwidu (mastix), the German word Kitt (cement or mastic) and the old Norse word kvada. In British English, "bitumen" is used instead...
- Mastic was a station stop along the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It was located on the corner of Mastic Road and Mastic Boulevard at the...
- ready, the mastic asphalt mixer is transported to the work site where experienced layers empty the mixer and either machine or hand lay the mastic asphalt...
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