noun fus·tet \¦fə¦stet\

Definition of fustet



  1. 1 :  smoke tree 1a

  2. 2 :  the yellow dyewood of the European smoke tree —called also young fustic

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Origin and Etymology of fustet

French, from Middle French fustet, fustel, from Old Provençal, probably from Old Catalan fustet, from Arabic fustaq, fustuq — more at fustic

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a trip made at another's expense

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