Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tree; the mastic. See mastic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lentisk.

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Examples

  • The mountain is dominated by a woodland of wild olive Olea europea and fairly dense maquis of lentisc Pistacia lentiscus with Phillyrea angustifolia and Smilax aspera, also by open maquis with Euphorbia dendroides co-dominant on south-eastern slopes, and Juniperus phoenicea on northern slopes.

    Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia

  • A large number of high shrubs or small trees characterize these woodlands and maquis such as the small palm tree Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Phillyrea latifolia, P. angustifolia, and Myrtus communis.

    Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests

  • These include the small palm tree Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Phillyrea latifolia, P. angustifolia, and Myrtus communis.

    Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • The holly oak formations are characterized by a dense evergreen tree and high shrub layer of Myrtus communis, Arbutus unedo, Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Erica arborea, and Phillyrea latifolia, and also including many liana species.

    Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

  • A dense evergreen tree and high shrub layer containing Myrtus communis, Arbutus unedo, Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Erica arborea, Phillyrea latifolia, as well as many liana species, characterize the holly oak formations.

    Mediterranean woodlands and forests

  • Mixed oak/stone pine (Pinus pinea) forests frequently appear on siliceous rocky slopes of the coastal ranges, while stone pine and dense maquis vegetation (Juniperus phoenicea, Pistacia lentiscus, Myrtus communis, Chamaerops humilis) characterize the coastal sand dunes.

    Northeastern Spain and Southern France Mediterranean forests

  • Some class Mastic as a herb, others a spice but it is in fact the resin of an evergreen shrub Pistacia lentiscus var.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Mastic Mastic is a resin exuded from the trunk of a relative of the pistachio, Pistacia lentiscus, a tree native to the Eastern Mediterranean that now grows only on the Greek island of Chios.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • A close relative, Pistacia lentiscus, provides the aromatic gum called mastic p.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Pistacia lentiscus, Peganum harmala, Agave americana, Anonis natrix, rubus discolor and Ruta montana.

    Chapter 7

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  • "...the air was filled with the scent of lavender and lentiscus and a hundred other aromatic shrubs hot in the sun."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Far Side of the World, 55

    February 19, 2008