mastic tree

noun

Definition of mastic tree

: a small Mediterranean evergreen tree (Pistacia lentiscus) of the cashew family that yields mastic

First Known Use of mastic tree

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mastic tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mastic%20tree. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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