turpentine tree

noun

: a tree that yields a turpentine or turpentinic product: such as
a
b
: a pine or other turpentine-producing conifer compare venice turpentine
c
: any of several Australian trees (as various eucalypts) that yield a resinous fluid
especially : a tree (Syncarpia laurifolia) of the family Myrtaceae that is often grown for shelterbelts and hedging

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“Turpentine tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turpentine%20tree. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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