Definition of Japanese lacquer tree

1. Noun. Small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Lacquer Tree

Japanese chestnut
Japanese crab
Japanese deer
Japanese deity
Japanese dysentery
Japanese encephalitis
Japanese flowering cherry
Japanese foods
Japanese giant salamander
Japanese honeysuckle
Japanese hop
Japanese horseradish
Japanese iris
Japanese ivy
Japanese knotweed
Japanese lacquer tree
Japanese lantern
Japanese lanterns
Japanese leaf
Japanese leek
Japanese lilac
Japanese lime
Japanese linden
Japanese maple
Japanese medlar
Japanese millet
Japanese monetary unit
Japanese morning glory
Japanese oak

Literary usage of Japanese lacquer tree

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1. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"... while in Japan there are five indigenous species, and among them three which can properly be considered trees. The Japanese Lacquer-tree (Rhus ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"... the Japanese Lacquer- tree, but really an introduced plant from China, has played a conspicuous part in the development of the mechanical arts in China ..."

3. Poison Ivy and Swamp Sumach by Annie Oakes Huntington (1908)
"The poison sumach closely resembles the japanese lacquer tree, which yields the valuable varnish so much used in the decorative wooden- ware of that country ..."

4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"... Rhus radicans and diversiloba (Poison Ivy); Rhus pumila (a Southern species)—all common in North America; the japanese lacquer tree (Rhus ..."

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