Definitions for: 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



Webster (1913) 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.

Synonyms: black oak, quercitron oak, Quercus velutina, yellow oak

See Also: dye, dyestuff, oak, oak tree


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