almaciga

noun
al·​ma·​ci·​ga | \alˈmäsēgə, -ˌgä\
plural -s

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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First Known Use of almaciga

1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for almaciga

Spanish almáciga mastic, from Arabic al-maṣṭakah the mastic, from Greek mastichē

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