quercitron

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quer·cit·ron

noun \ˈkwər-ˌsi-trən, ˌkwər-ˈ\

Definition of QUERCITRON

1
:  a large timber oak (Quercus velutina) chiefly of the eastern and central United States
2
:  the bark of the quercitron that is rich in tannin and a dye containing quercetin; also :  the dye

Origin of QUERCITRON

blend of New Latin Quercus and International Scientific Vocabulary citron
First Known Use: 1794

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