mastic gum

mastic gum

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  • mastic gum — noun : mastic 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mastic (plant resin) — Mastic tears Mastic (Greek: Μαστίχα) is a resin obtained from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus). In pharmacies and Nature shops it is called arabic gum (not to be confused with gum arabic) and Yemen gum . In Greece it is known as the tears of… …   Wikipedia

  • Gum base — is the non nutritive, non digestible, water insoluble masticatory delivery system used to carry sweeteners, flavors and any other desired substances in chewing gum and bubble gum. It provides all the basic textural and masticatory properties of… …   Wikipedia

  • mastic — n. 1 a gum or resin exuded from the bark of the mastic tree, used in making varnish. 2 (in full mastic tree) the evergreen tree, Pistacia lentiscus, yielding this. 3 a waterproof filler and sealant used in building. 4 a liquor flavoured with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • MASTIC — MASTIC, the shrub Pistacia lentiscus, known as medicinal mastic. It exudes a gum which in the Midrash is called mastikhe. It has been identified by some with the lot (AV myrrh, JPS laudanum ) mentioned among the choice products of the land which… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Mastic — Mas tic, n. [F., fr. L. mastiche, mastichum, Gr. ?, fr. ? to chew, because of its being used in the East for chewing.] [Written also {mastich}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A low shrubby tree of the genus {Pistacia} ({Pistacia Lentiscus}), growing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mastic tree — Mastic Mas tic, n. [F., fr. L. mastiche, mastichum, Gr. ?, fr. ? to chew, because of its being used in the East for chewing.] [Written also {mastich}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A low shrubby tree of the genus {Pistacia} ({Pistacia Lentiscus}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mastic — ► NOUN 1) an aromatic gum from the bark of a Mediterranean tree, used in making varnish and chewing gum and as a flavouring. 2) a putty like waterproof filler and sealant used in building. ORIGIN Greek mastikh , from mastikhan grind the teeth …   English terms dictionary

  • mastic — (n.) resin obtained from certain trees, late 14c., from O.Fr. mastic (13c.) and directly from L.L. mastichum, from L. mastiche, from Gk. mastikhe, of uncertain origin, probably related to masasthai to chew (see MASTICATION (Cf. mastication)). The …   Etymology dictionary

  • mastic — /mas tik/, n. 1. Also called lentisk. a small Mediterranean tree, Pistacia lentiscus, of the cashew family, that is the source of an aromatic resin used in making varnish and adhesives. 2. any of several similar or related trees, as a pepper tree …   Universalium

  • Mastic (gomme naturelle) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mastic. Du mastic Le mastic est une matière issue de la sève du lentisque Pistacia lentiscus (Anacardiacées), arbuste médite …   Wikipédia en Français

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