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NOUN (2)

1. a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree;

2. 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;
[syn: black oak, yellow oak, quercitron, quercitron oak, Quercus velutina]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quercitrin \Quer"cit*rin\, n. [Cf. F. quercitrin. See Quercitron.] (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the bark of the oak (Quercus) as a bitter citron-yellow crystalline substance, used as a pigment and called quercitron. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quercitron \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. [1913 Webster] 2. Quercitrin, used as a pigment. See Quercitrin. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

quercitron n 1: a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree 2: 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 [syn: black oak, yellow oak, quercitron, quercitron oak, Quercus velutina]