a tropical African leguminous tree, Copaifera mopane, yielding a hard dark wood and a useful resin
either of two Australian evergreen myrtaceous trees, Syncarpia laurifolia or S. glomulifera, that have durable wood and are sometimes planted as shade trees
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How to use turpentine tree in a sentence
Is there not a tree more particularly designated the turpentine tree?
I have stretched out my branches as the turpentine tree, and my branches are of honour and grace.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Commercially important also is the turpentine tree of southern Europe.Trees Worth Knowing | Julia Ellen Rogers
The lentisc has probably been thus mistaken for the turpentine tree.Scientific American Supplement, No. 288 | Various