Definition of Pistacia terebinthus

1. Noun. A Mediterranean tree yielding Chian turpentine.

Exact synonyms: Terebinth
Group relationships: Genus Pistacia, Pistacia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pistacia Terebinthus

Pisces the Fishes
Piscidia erythrina
Piscidia piscipula
Piscis Australis
Piscis Austrinus
Pisonia aculeata
Pistacia terebinthus
Pistacia vera
Pistia stratiotes
Pistia stratoites
Pisum arvense
Pisum sativum
Pisum sativum arvense
Pisum sativum macrocarpon
Pita Pita
Pitcairn Island
Pitcairn Islands

Literary usage of Pistacia terebinthus

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"pistacia terebinthus and Pistacia palaestina.—These species will furnish stocks for Pistacia vera, the true pistache nut, a crop which can be made of great ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"... pistacia terebinthus, Linne". Countries around the Mediterranean Sea. A tall bush or small tree with deciduous foliage. The fragrant Cyprian or Chio ..."

3. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"Botanical Origin—pistacia terebinthus L. (P. atlantica Desf., ... On the branches of pistacia terebinthus, a kind of galls is produced, which we shall ..."

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