Japanese varnish tree


Japanese varnish tree
noun
1. small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑poisonous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Toxicodendron, ↑genus Toxicodendron
2. 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
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Firmiana, ↑genus Firmiana

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized J
1. or japanese sumac : a Japanese sumac (Rhus verniciflua) that resembles the poison sumac and is a source of the natural Japan varnish or Japan lacquer — called also Japanese lacquer tree

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  • Japanese lacquer tree — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑lacquer tree, ↑Chinese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Japanese sumac, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanese lacquer-tree — lakingasis toksikodendras statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Toxicodendron vernicifluum angl. Japanese lacquer tree; varnish tree vok. Firnis Sumach; Lack Sumach rus. лаковое дерево; сумак лаконосный; токсикодендрон лаконосный lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • varnish tree — noun 1. large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles • Syn: ↑candlenut, ↑Aleurites moluccana • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • varnish tree — 1. any of various trees yielding sap or other substances used for varnish, as Rhus verniciflua, of Japan. 2. an Asian tree, Koelreuteria paniculata, of the soapberry family, having showy clusters of yellow flowers from 12 to 18 in. (30 to 46 cm)… …   Universalium

  • varnish-tree — lakingasis toksikodendras statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Toxicodendron vernicifluum angl. Japanese lacquer tree; varnish tree vok. Firnis Sumach; Lack Sumach rus. лаковое дерево; сумак лаконосный; токсикодендрон лаконосный lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Japanese sumac — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑lacquer tree, ↑Chinese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese lacquer tree — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑lacquer tree, ↑Japanese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Japanese sumac, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacquer tree — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑Chinese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Japanese sumac, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • japan varnish — noun Usage: usually capitalized J : the natural varnish obtained from the Japanese varnish tree * * * Japan varnish noun A varnish obtained from a species of sumach (Rhus vernicifera), extended to various other similar varnishes • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese parasol tree — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Chinese parasol, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑phoenix… …   Useful english dictionary