Turpentine tree

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Turpentine tree ” means

Turpentine tree : 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.