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Varnish tree   /vˈɑrnɪʃ tri/   Listen
Varnish tree

noun
1.
Large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles.  Synonyms: Aleurites moluccana, candlenut.
2.
Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained.  Synonyms: Chinese lacquer tree, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese sumac, Japanese varnish tree, lacquer tree, Rhus verniciflua, Toxicodendron vernicifluum.






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Words linked to "Varnish tree" :   angiospermous tree, flowering tree, Toxicodendron, Japanese lacquer tree, Aleurites, genus Aleurites, poisonous plant, genus Toxicodendron



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