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terebinth

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noun ter·e·binth \ˈter-ə-ˌbin(t)th\

Definition of terebinth

  1. :  a small European tree (Pistacia terebinthus) of the cashew family yielding turpentine



Origin of terebinth

Middle English terebynt, from Anglo-French terebinte, from Latin terebinthus — more at turpentine


First Known Use: 14th century

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