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Definition: Pistacia Lentiscus
Pistacia \Pis*ta"ci*a\, n. [NL. See Pistachio.] (Bot.)
The name of a genus of trees, including the tree which bears
the pistachio (Pistacia vera), the Mediterranean mastic
tree (Pistacia Lentiscus), and the species (Pistacia Terebinthus
) which yields Chian or Cyprus turpentine.
Mastic \Mas"tic\, n. [F., fr. L. mastiche, mastichum, Gr. ?, fr.
? to chew, because of its being used in the East for
chewing.] [Written also mastich.]
1. (Bot.) A low shrubby tree of the genus Pistacia
(Pistacia Lentiscus), growing upon the islands and
coasts of the Mediterranean, and producing a valuable
resin; -- called also, mastic tree.
2. A resin exuding from the mastic tree, and obtained by
incision. The best is in yellowish white, semitransparent
tears, of a faint smell, and is used as an astringent and
an aromatic, also as an ingredient in varnishes.
3. A kind of cement composed of burnt clay, litharge, and
linseed oil, used for plastering walls, etc.
Barbary mastic (Bot.), the Pistachia Atlantica.
Peruvian mastic tree (Bot.), a small tree (Schinus Molle)
with peppery red berries; -- called also pepper tree.
West Indian mastic (Bot.), a lofty tree (Bursera gummifera
) full of gum resin in every part.