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Definition of Mastich

mastich
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.
Mastich
Mastich Mas"tich, n. See Mastic.

Meaning of Mastich from wikipedia

- The Blackburn House (also known as the Blackburn-Mastich House) is a historic residence near Athens, Alabama. The house was built around 1873. It is a...
- Odyssey IX, translated by Samuel Butler. In A.D. Godley's translation "mastich-berry". Herodotus, Histories, iv.177 (on-line text). Strabo 1.2.17. lôtos...
- Arabic version and Castell hold it for theriac. Lee supposes it to be "mastich". Luther and the Swedish version have "salve", "ointment" in the p****ages...
- PubMed Reference:". "Entrez Gene: endothelin 2". Klipper, E., A. Levit, Y. Mastich, B. Berisha, D. Schams, and R. Meidan. 2010. Induction of Endothelin-2...
- Historic District August 23, 2012 Athens c. 1836, 1888, 1945 NRHP 2 Blackburn-Mastich House June 27, 1983 Athens vicinity c. 1873 NRHP 3 Bullington House March...
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