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Definition of Mastics

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 Mastics from wikipedia

- Mastic (Gr****: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). In pharmacies and nature shops, it is called "Arabic gum" (not...
- Mastic may refer to: Mastic (plant resin) Mastic asphalt, or asphalt, is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid Mastic cold porcelain Mastic, high-grade...
- pronunciation: [masˈtixa ˈçi.u]) is a liqueur flavoured with mastic distillate or mastic oil from the island of Chios. The name Chios Mastiha has protected...
- Mastika 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...
- Mastic tree is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Pistacia lentiscus (Anacardiaceae) – masticMediterranean region Sideroxylon foetidissimum...
- Pistacia lentiscus (also lentisk; mastic; Gr****: μαστίχα mastíkha ) is a dioecious evergreen shrub or small tree of the pistacia genus growing up to 4 m...
- George E. Mastics (born December 27, 1931) is a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and a current Port of Palm Beach Commissioner in Palm...
- 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...
- guinep, naseberry, breadfruit, and tamarind. Yellow mastics (Sideroxylon foetidissimum) and black mastics (Terminalia eriostachya) are also seen in the park...
- ****ociation Boundary Map and Geodata for the Village of Mastic Beach in New York, U.S.A. Tri Hamlet News, online news for MasticsShirley • Moriches...
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