Definition of almaciga
1 : a tall Philippine timber tree (Agathis philippinensis) yielding a hard resin
2 : the resin yielded by the almaciga tree : manila copal
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Origin and Etymology of almaciga
Spanish almáciga mastic, from Arabic al-maṣṭakah the mastic, from Greek mastichē — more at mastic
First Known Use: 1866
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