A small southern European tree which was formerly a source of turpentine and galls for use in tanning.
- Pistacia terebinthus, family Anacardiaceae
More example sentences
- But as the terebinth and oak leave stumps when they are cut down, so the holy seed will be the stump in the land.
- Further tests indicated the presence of resin from the terebinth tree, a Middle Eastern member of the cashew family.
- Many of them bring cheese, eggs, honey, nuts, terebinth seeds, terebinth soap, fruit and vegetables to sell, and vie for a pitch on the pavement.
late Middle English: from Old French therebinte, or via Latin from Greek terebinthos.
Definition of terebinth in:
- The US English dictionary