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Quercitron

Quercitron Meaning & Definition
Quercitron Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quercitron?

[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
[n] a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quercitron: black oak | quercitron oak | Quercus velutina | yellow oak

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See Also | dye | dyestuff | oak | oak tree

Quercitron In Webster's Dictionary

\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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