Fustet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fustet The wood of the Rhus Cotinus or Venice sumach, a shrub of Southern Europe, which yields a fine orange color, which, however, is not durable without a mordant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fustet The smoke-tree or Venetian sumac, Rhus Cotinus, and also its wood, otherwise called young fustic (which see, under fustic).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fustet fus′tet the smoke-tree or Venetian sumach, or its wood.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. fustet,cf. Sp. & Pg. fustete,), LL. fustetus, fr. L. fustis, stick, in LL., tree, See 1st Fust, and cf. Fustic
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. fustis, a stick.