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