quercitron oak

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n quercitron oak medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
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Usage

In literature:

QUERCITRON, a yellow dye obtained from the bark of a North American oak.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
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