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Turpentine Tree, 1 Definition(s)

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occurs only once, via. in the Apocrypha. Ecclus. 24:16. It is the Pistacia terebinthus , terebinth tree, common in Palestine and the East. The terebinth occasionally grows to a large size. It belongs to the natural order Anacurdiaceas , the plants of which order generally contain resinous secretions.

Added: 21.Aug.2011 | Source: Christianity: Smith's Bible Dictionary
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