genus Pistacia


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Noun1.genus Pistacia - a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruitgenus Pistacia - a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Anacardiaceae, family Anacardiaceae, sumac family - the cashew family; trees and shrubs and vines having resinous (sometimes poisonous) juice; includes cashew and mango and pistachio and poison ivy and sumac
pistachio, pistachio tree, Pistacia vera - small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts
Pistacia terebinthus, terebinth - a Mediterranean tree yielding Chian turpentine
lentisk, mastic tree, Pistacia lentiscus, mastic - an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin
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By studying the geographical locations of sntr cited in the texts and the relevant flora, he concluded that sntr was resin from the genus Pistacia.
Although originally identified as frankincense or myrrh (Bass 1986: 277-8), further examination, using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS), established conclusively that the resin was of the genus Pistacia (Mills & White 1989).