rhus glabra

rhus gla·​bra | \ -ˈglābrə, -läb- \

Definition of rhus glabra

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

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History and Etymology for rhus glabra

New Latin, literally, bald rhus

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“Rhus glabra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhus%20glabra. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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