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Definition of Mastics
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 Mastics from wikipedia
(Gr****: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained
from the mastic
tree (Pistacia lentiscus). In pharmacies
shops, it is called Arabic
gum (not to...
(plant resin) Mastic
asphalt, or asphalt, is a sticky, black
and highly viscous liquid Mastic
cold porcelain Mastic
tree is a common
name for several plants
and may refer
to: Pistacia lentiscus
(Anacardiaceae) – mastic
– Mediterranean region Sideroxylon
- pronunciation: [masˈtixa ˈçi.u]) is a liqueur flavoured
with mastic distillate
oil from the island
of Chios. The name Chios Mastiha
- Pistacia lentiscus
(also lentisk; mastic
; Gr****: μαστίχα mastíkha ) is a dioecious evergreen shrub
tree of the genus
up to 4 m...
is a liqueur seasoned
, a resin
with a slightly
pine or cedar-like flavor gathered
from the mastic
tree, a small evergreen
- ****ociation Boundary
Map and Geodata
for the Village
of Mastic Beach
in New York, U.S.A. Tri Hamlet
news for Mastics
- 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
- Turkish mastic
ice cream. It is similar
to the Syrian dessert
booza. Dondurma typically includes
cream, salep, mastic
27, 1931) is a former member
of the Ohio House
of Representatives, and a former
Port of Palm Beach Commissioner
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