Lentisk
Lentiscus Len*tis"cus (l[e^]n*t[i^]s"k[u^]s), Lentisk Len"tisk (l[e^]n"t[i^]sk), n. [L. lentiscus, lentiscum: cf. F. lentisque.] (Bot.) A tree; the mastic. See {Mastic}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(Pistacia lentiscus)


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