Definition of mastika in English:

mastika

(also masticha, mastica)

noun

  • An alcoholic liquor made from grain spirit or brandy flavoured with mastic gum, produced in Greece and elsewhere in the eastern Mediterranean.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Baedeker's Greece. From modern Greek μαστίχα spirits or a sweet flavoured with mastic from μαστίχι mastic from ancient Greek μαστίχη.

Pronunciation

mastika

/maˈstiːkə/