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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“Japanese varnish tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20varnish%20tree. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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