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Definition of Mastic
MasticMastic 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
(Gr****: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained
from the mastic
tree (Pistacia lentiscus). It is also known
of Chios, being traditionally
(plant resin) Mastic
asphalt, or asphalt, is a sticky, black
and highly viscous liquid Mastic
cold porcelain, or salt ceramic...
is a liqueur seasoned
, a resin
with a slightly
pine or cedar-like flavor gathered
from the mastic
tree, a small evergreen
tree is a common
name for several plants
and may refer
to: Pistacia lentiscus
(Anacardiaceae) – mastic
– Mediterranean region Sideroxylon
was a station
the Montauk Branch
of the Long Island
Rail Road. It was located
on the corner
Road and Mastic Boulevard
- 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
- Pistacia lentiscus
) is a dioecious evergreen shrub
tree of the genus Pistacia native
to the Mediterranean
Basin. It grows...
- ready, the mastic asphalt mixer
to the work site where experienced layers empty
and either machine
or hand lay the mastic
- po****r mastic delicacies
of the town follow
as mastic Turkish coffee
or Turkish coffee served
ice cream, mastic
- used in etching, consisting
of three ounces
wax, two ounces
, and one ounce
of asphaltum. By the fifth edition
in 1685, he had included...
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