Quercitron : Definition

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Definitions of Quercitron

Pronunciation : Quer"cit*ron
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. quercitron, the name of the name of tree; L. quercus an oak + citrus the citron tree.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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