turpentine tree

turpentine tree
noun
: a tree that yields a turpentine or turpentinic product: as
b. : a pine or other turpentine-producing conifer — compare venice turpentine
c. : any of several Australian trees (as various eucalypts) that yield a resinous fluid; especially : a tree (Syncarpia laurifolia) of the family Myrtaceae that is often grown for shelterbelts and hedging

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  • Turpentine tree — Turpentine Tur pen*tine, n. [F. t[ e]r[ e]bentine, OF. also turbentine; cf. Pr. terebentina, terbentina, It. terebentina, trementina; fr. L. terebinthinus of the turpentine tree, from terebinthus the turpentine tree. Gr. ?, ?. See {Terebinth}.] A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turpentine tree — may refer to: * Canarium australianum , native to Australia and Papua New Guinea * Pistacia terebinthus , native to the Mediterranean region and also the Canary Islands * Syncarpia glomulifera , native to Australia …   Wikipedia

  • turpentine-tree — terpentininė pistacija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anakardinių šeimos dažinis, maistinis, vaisinis augalas (Pistacia terebinthus), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų ir vakarų Azijoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Pistacia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • turpentine-tree — paprastoji ambrenė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mirtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Syncarpia glomulifera), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Syncarpia glomulifera angl. turpentine; turpentine tree šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • turpentine-tree — paprastasis ausuonis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Cezalpinijinių šeimos maistinis, medieninis, pašarinis, vaistinis augalas (Colophospermum mopane), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Colophospermum mopane angl. balsamtree; butterfly… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • turpentine tree — /ˈtɜpəntaɪn tri/ (say terpuhntuyn tree) noun 1. an African leguminous tree, Colophospermum mopane, of Zambezi forests, having dark, hard wood. 2. → turpentine (def. 5) …  

  • Turpentine — Tur pen*tine, n. [F. t[ e]r[ e]bentine, OF. also turbentine; cf. Pr. terebentina, terbentina, It. terebentina, trementina; fr. L. terebinthinus of the turpentine tree, from terebinthus the turpentine tree. Gr. ?, ?. See {Terebinth}.] A semifluid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turpentine moth — Turpentine Tur pen*tine, n. [F. t[ e]r[ e]bentine, OF. also turbentine; cf. Pr. terebentina, terbentina, It. terebentina, trementina; fr. L. terebinthinus of the turpentine tree, from terebinthus the turpentine tree. Gr. ?, ?. See {Terebinth}.] A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turpentine (disambiguation) — Turpentine may refer to:*Turpentine, or wood turpentine, the organic solvent derived from tree resin; it is a traditional solvent used by painters *Mineral turpentine, the cheaper, mineral oil based replacement for turpentine *Turpentine (band),… …   Wikipedia

  • turpentine — [tʉr′pən tīn΄] n. [ME turpentyne < OFr terbentine < L terebinthinus, of the turpentine tree < terebinthus: see TEREBINTH] 1. the brownish yellow, sticky, semifluid oleoresin exuding from the terebinth 2. any of the various sticky, viscid …   English World dictionary

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