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Meaning of QUERCITRON

Pronunciation:  'kwur`sitrun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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 5-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
  2. [n]  a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree
 

QUERCITRON is a 10 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: black oak, quercitron oak, Quercus velutina, yellow oak
 
 See Also: dye, dyestuff, oak, oak tree

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quer"cit*ron\, n. [F. quercitron, the name of the
name of tree; L. quercus an oak + citrus the citron tree.]
1. The yellow inner bark of the {Quercus tinctoria}, the
   American black oak, yellow oak, dyer's oak, or quercitron
   oak, a large forest tree growing from Maine to eastern
   Texas.

2. Quercitrin, used as a pigment. See {Quercitrin}.

 

 

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