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Meaning of JAPANESE VARNISH TREE

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods
  2. [n]  small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
 
 Synonyms: Chinese lacquer tree, Chinese parasol, Chinese parasol tree, Firmiana simplex, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese sumac, lacquer tree, phoenix tree, Rhus verniciflua, Toxicodendron vernicifluum, varnish tree
 
 See Also: Firmiana, genus Firmiana, genus Toxicodendron, poisonous plant, Toxicodendron, tree

 

 

 

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