Origin of lentisk
1375–1425; late Middle English lentiske < Latin lentīscus
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Examples from the Web for lentisk
On lentisk leaves; or lie them down, ripe strawberries o'er their head.Theocritus
The dunes were covered with thick bushes of lentisk, myrtle and similar shrubs; every step bruised some scented thing.
Nearer the shore the lentisk grows, a savory shrub, with cytisus and aromatic rosemary.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)
John Addington Symonds
The sacred island, I suppose, on the other side of a bridge of boats, covered with what seems a scrub of ilex and lentisk.
Zanchine was digging up a lentisk when he heard a 'wow, wow'; he looked, and there was a baby, only a few days old.After the Divorce