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terebinth

[ ter-uh-binth ]
/ ˈtɛr ə bɪnθ /
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noun
a Mediterranean tree, Pistacia terebinthus, of the cashew family, yielding Chian turpentine.
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Origin of terebinth

1350–1400; <Latin terebinthus<Greek terébinthos turpentine tree; replacing Middle English therebinte<Middle French <Latin, as above
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British Dictionary definitions for terebinth

terebinth
/ (ˈtɛrɪbɪnθ) /

noun
a small anacardiaceous tree, Pistacia terebinthus, of the Mediterranean region, having winged leafstalks and clusters of small flowers, and yielding a turpentine

Word Origin for terebinth

C14: from Latin terebinthus, from Greek terebinthos turpentine tree
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