Japanese varnish tree
Definition of Japanese varnish tree
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
2 : chinese parasol tree
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