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Definition of Peruvian mastic tree
Peruvian mastic treeMastic 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 Peruvian mastic tree from wikipedia
(Gr****: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained
from the mastic tree
(Pistacia lentiscus). In pharmacies
shops, it is called Arabic
gum (not to...
- California pepper tree
, pirul, Peruvian mastic
and pepperina) is an evergreen tree
to 15 meters
(50 feet). It is native
to the Peruvian
- indica, labdanum
from mediterranean species
of Cistus, mastic
(plant resin) from the mastic tree Pistacia
of Commiphora, sandarac...
- sumac, smoke tree
, marula, yellow
mombin, Peruvian pepper
and cuachalalate. The genus Pistacia
and mastic tree
) is now included...
- officinale) Guggul Gurjun balsam Imbauba balsam
(Cecropia adenopus) Labdanum Mastic Myrrh Obira balsam
(Apocynaceae) Opopanax Umiri balsam
- nut tree
is the only species
in the monotypic genus
Bertholletia. It is native
to the Guianas, Venezuela, Brazil, eastern
Colombia, eastern Peru
of pepper." Pliny
****erted that black pepper
grew on trees
that were "very similar
to our junipers". Ciesla, William...
and drying. California
bay leaf – the leaf of the California
(Umbellularia californica, Lauraceae), also known
- ****in, and fennel) Mamajuana
barks, herbs, ****es and honey) Mastica
(peppermint liqueur) Metaxa...
- The curry tree
(Murraya koenigii) or curry
is a tropical
to sub-tropical tree
in the family Rutaceae
(the rue family, which includes
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