American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Crude turpentine obtained from the cluster pine tree (Pinus pinaster) of southern Europe.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The turpentine which concretes upon the stem of Pinus Pinaster.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An impure resin of turpentine, hardened on the outside of pine trees by the spontaneous evaporation of its essential oil. When purified, it is called
yellow pitch, white pitch, or Burgundy pitch.
- French galipot; compare Old French garipot ("the wild pine or pitch tree"). (Wiktionary)
- French. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Then you must know the special marks of this kind of tree and that, the galipot of the pine, the bark of deciduous trees, the moss that grows at their roots, the angle of the south and north-pointing branches, the stones that are moss-covered and those that are bare, and the pattern of the network of veins in the leaves.”
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