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P Terebinthus
Pistacia Pis*ta"ci*a, n. [NL. See Pistachio.] (Bot.) The name of a genus of trees, including the tree which bears the pistachio, the Mediterranean mastic tree (Pistacia Lentiscus), and the species (P. Terebinthus) which yields Chian or Cyprus turpentine.
Pistacia Terebinthus
Chian Chi"ana. [L. chius, fr. Chios the island Chios, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Chios, an island in the [AE]gean Sea. Chian earth, a dense, compact kind of earth, from Chios, used anciently as an astringent and a cosmetic. Chian turpentine, a fragrant, almost transparent turpentine, obtained from the Pistacia Terebinthus.
Silphium terebinthaceum
Prairie Prai"rie, n. [F., an extensive meadow, OF. praerie, LL. prataria, fr. L. pratum a meadow.] 1. An extensive tract of level or rolling land, destitute of trees, covered with coarse grass, and usually characterized by a deep, fertile soil. They abound throughout the Mississippi valley, between the Alleghanies and the Rocky mountains. From the forests and the prairies, From the great lakes of the northland. --Longfellow. 2. A meadow or tract of grass; especially, a so called natural meadow. Prairie chicken (Zo["o]l.), any American grouse of the genus Tympanuchus, especially T. Americanus (formerly T. cupido), which inhabits the prairies of the central United States. Applied also to the sharp-tailed grouse. Prairie clover (Bot.), any plant of the leguminous genus Petalostemon, having small rosy or white flowers in dense terminal heads or spikes. Several species occur in the prairies of the United States. Prairie dock (Bot.), a coarse composite plant (Silphium terebinthaceum) with large rough leaves and yellow flowers, found in the Western prairies. Prairie dog (Zo["o]l.), a small American rodent (Cynomys Ludovicianus) allied to the marmots. It inhabits the plains west of the Mississippi. The prairie dogs burrow in the ground in large warrens, and have a sharp bark like that of a dog. Called also prairie marmot. Prairie grouse. Same as Prairie chicken, above. Prairie hare (Zo["o]l.), a large long-eared Western hare (Lepus campestris). See Jack rabbit, under 2d Jack. Prairie hawk, Prairie falcon (Zo["o]l.), a falcon of Western North America (Falco Mexicanus). The upper parts are brown. The tail has transverse bands of white; the under parts, longitudinal streaks and spots of brown. Prairie hen. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie chicken, above. Prairie itch (Med.), an affection of the skin attended with intense itching, which is observed in the Northern and Western United States; -- also called swamp itch, winter itch. Prairie marmot. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie dog, above. Prairie mole (Zo["o]l.), a large American mole (Scalops argentatus), native of the Western prairies. Prairie pigeon, plover, or snipe (Zo["o]l.), the upland plover. See Plover, n., 2. Prairie rattlesnake (Zo["o]l.), the massasauga. Prairie snake (Zo["o]l.), a large harmless American snake (Masticophis flavigularis). It is pale yellow, tinged with brown above. Prairie squirrel (Zo["o]l.), any American ground squirrel of the genus Spermophilus, inhabiting prairies; -- called also gopher. Prairie turnip (Bot.), the edible turnip-shaped farinaceous root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta) of the Upper Missouri region; also, the plant itself. Called also pomme blanche, and pomme de prairie. Prairie warbler (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored American warbler (Dendroica discolor). The back is olive yellow, with a group of reddish spots in the middle; the under parts and the parts around the eyes are bright yellow; the sides of the throat and spots along the sides, black; three outer tail feathers partly white. Prairie wolf. (Zo["o]l.) See Coyote.
Terebinthic
Terebinthic Ter`e*bin"thic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to turpentine; resembling turpentine; terbinthine; as, terbinthic qualities.
Terebinthinate
Terebinthinate Ter`e*bin"thi*nate, a. Impregnating with the qualities of turpentine; terbinthine.
Terebinthine
Terebinthine Ter`e*bin"thine, a. [L. terbinthinus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to turpentine; consisting of turpentine, or partaking of its qualities.

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- The terebinth /ˈtɛrəˌbɪnθ/ (Pistacia terebinthus), also called the turpentine tree, is a deciduous tree species of the genus Pistacia, native to the Mediterranean...
- USS Terebinth (AN-59) – laid down as USS Balm (YN-78) – was a Ailanthus-cl**** net laying ship which served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Terebinth...
- Some botanical scholars have concluded that the actual source was a terebinth tree in the genus Pistacia. In the Bible, balsam is designated by various...
- Mamre (/ˈmæmri/; Hebrew: מַמְרֵא‎), full Hebrew name Elonei Mamre ("Oaks/Terebinths of Mamre"), refers to an ancient religious site originally focused on...
- The Terebinth of Nero (Latin: Terebinthus Neronis; also named Tiburtinum Neronis or Obeliscus Neronis in Latin) was a mausoleum built in ancient Rome...
- The Valley of Elah or Ella Valley ("the valley of the terebinth"; from the Hebrew: עמק האלה‎ Emek HaElah), called in Arabic: وادي السنط‎, Wadi es-Sunt...
- pistachio coffee, or terebinth coffee, is a traditional hot beverage in Turkish and Kurdish cuisine. It is made of ground roasted terebinth fruits (related...
- the pistachio, grown for its edible seeds; P. terebinthus, from which terebinth resin, a turpentine, is produced; P. lentiscus, source of the plant resin...
- (τερεβίνθινος) derived from the Gr**** noun (τερέβινθος), for the tree species terebinth. Mineral turpentine or other petroleum distillates are used to replace...
- almond trees, date trees, ebony, rosewood, olive, oak, tamarisk, walnut, terebinth, ash, fir, pomegranate, pear, quince, fig, and grapes. A sculptured wall...
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