rhus glabra

noun rhus gla·bra \-ˈglābrə, -läb-\

Definition of rhus glabra

  1. :  the dried ripe fruit of the smooth sumac used as an astringent, in gargles, and as a refrigerant

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Origin and Etymology of rhus glabra

New Latin, literally, bald rhus


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