mastic tree


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

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mastic tree was in the 15th century

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“Mastic tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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