A.mastich, “μ. τρώγειν” Com.Adesp.338; obtained from σχῖνος, mastich, Pistacia Lentiscus, or from ἰξίνη, pine-thistle, Atractylis gummifera, Thphr.HP9.1.2, cf. Dsc.1.70; the latter distd. as “ἡἀκανθική” Thphr.HP6.4.9; used as a cosmetic, Luc.Ind.23, Alex. 21.
Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones. with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940.
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