Definition of mastic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmæstɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæstɪk//
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  1. 1a substance that comes from the bark of a tree and is used in making varnish
  2. 2a substance that is used in building to fill holes and keep out water
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French and Latin from Greek mastikhē (perhaps from mastikhan ‘masticate’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mastic