Tacamahaca
Tacamahac Tac"a*ma*hac`, Tacamahaca Tac`a*ma*ha"ca, n. 1. A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus {Elaphrium} ({Elaphrium tomentosum} and {Elaphrium Tacamahaca}), and also from East Indian trees of the genus {Calophyllum}; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead ({Populus balsamifera}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Tacamahaca — Tacamahaca, s. Takamahakharze …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tacamahāca — (Takamahak), s. Calophyllum und Bursera …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • tacamahaca — (Etim. disc.). f. tacamaca …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Tacamahaca — Takamaka (arbre) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Takamaka …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tacamahaca — tacamacha o tacamahaca f. Variantes de «tacamaca». * * * tacamahaca. (Etim. disc.). f. tacamaca …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • tacamahaca — tac·a·ma·haca …   English syllables

  • tacamahaca — noun see tacamahac …   Useful english dictionary

  • Populus sect. Tacamahaca — This article is about the various species in Section Tacamahaca of the poplar genus (Populus). For the balsam poplar of eastern and northern North America, see Populus balsamifera. For other kinds of balsam, see balsam. Populus sect. Tacamahaca… …   Wikipedia

  • Calophyllum tacamahaca — Takamaka des Hauts Takamaka des Hauts …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Elaphrium Tacamahaca — Tacamahac Tac a*ma*hac , Tacamahaca Tac a*ma*ha ca, n. 1. A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus {Elaphrium} ({Elaphrium tomentosum} and {Elaphrium Tacamahaca}), and also from East Indian trees of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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