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Peruvian mastic tree
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.

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- Mastic (Gr****: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). It is also known as tears of Chios, being traditionally produced...
- molle (Peruvian pepper, also known as American pepper, Peruvian peppertree, escobilla, false pepper, molle del Peru, pepper tree, peppercorn tree, California...
- indica, labdanum from mediterranean species of Cistus, mastic (plant resin) from the mastic tree Pistacia lentiscus, myrrh from shrubs of Commiphora, sandarac...
- The curry tree (Murraya koenigii) is a tropical to sub-tropical tree in the family Rutaceae (the rue family, which includes rue, citrus, and satinwood)...
- (Bertholletia excelsa) is a South American tree in the family Lecythidaceae, and is also the name of the tree's commercially harvested edible seeds. It...
- sumac, smoke tree, marula, yellow mombin, Peruvian pepper and cuachalalate. The genus Pistacia (which includes the pistachio and mastic tree) is now included...
- officinale) Guggul Gurjun balsam Imbauba balsam (Cecropia adenopus) Labdanum Mastic Myrrh Obira balsam (Apocynaceae) Opopanax Umiri balsam (Humiria floribunda)...
- The balsams substitute for opobalsamum which some believe to be Stacte. Mastic (Pistacia lentiscus) is a bush which exudes an aromatic resin. Rosenmuller...
- picking and drying. California bay leaf – the leaf of the California bay tree (Umbellularia californica, Lauraceae), also known as California laurel, Oregon...
- Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromati****. They are native to the Maluku Islands (or Moluccas) in Indonesia...
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