Tacamahaca

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tacamahaca A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus Elaphrium Elaphrium tomentosum and Elaphrium Tacamahaca), and also from East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar.
    • Tacamahaca (Bot) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera).
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tacamahaca See tacamahac, 1.
    • ***