how to pronounce mastic


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The above transcription of mastic is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

mastic is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mastic in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… or mastic of myrrh and saffron this …”

meanings of mastic


  1. An evergreen shrub or small tree, Pistacia lentiscus (mastic tree), native to the Mediterranean.
  2. A flexible, waterproof cement used as an adhesive, sealant or filler.
  3. A hard, brittle, aromatic and transparent resin produced by this tree and used to make varnishes and chewing gum, and as a flavouring.
  4. An alcoholic liquor flavoured with this resin.

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