Definition of "terebinth" [ter•e•binth]

  • A small Mediterranean tree (Pistacia terebinthus) that is a source of tanning material and turpentine. (noun)

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Use "terebinth" in a sentence
  • "Hos. 4: 13; rendered "terebinth" in the Revised Version."
  • "Next to the "terebinth" was the tomb of the favorite horse of Lucius"
  • ""terebinth" or "large tree" generally, would seem to indicate that originally El or Elath was marked by a large grove of perhaps terebinths."