Terebinth meaning

tĕrə-bĭnth
Any of several usually small trees of the genus Pistacia of the Middle East and the Mediterranean region, especially P. terebinthus, formerly an important source of tanning material and turpentine.
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A small European tree (Pistacia terebinthus) of the cashew family, whose cut bark yields a turpentine.
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A Mediterranean tree, Pistacia palaestina or Pistacia terebinthus.
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Origin of terebinth

  • Middle English terebinthe from Old French terebinte from Latin terebinthus from Greek terebinthos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition