varnish tree

noun

Definition of varnish tree

  1. :  any of various trees yielding a milky sap suitable for use as a varnish or lacquer; especially :  an Asian tree (Rhus verniciflua synonym Toxicodendron vernicifluum) of the cashew family

1758

First Known Use of varnish tree

1758


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