Definition of Smooth sumac

1. Noun. Common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with waxy compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red berries.

Exact synonyms: Rhus Glabra, Scarlet Sumac, Vinegar Tree
Generic synonyms: Shumac, Sumac, Sumach



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Literary usage of Smooth sumac

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"2). and its drupes are used like those of the smooth sumac. ... See poison-sumac,— Scarlet sumac, the smooth sumac, in allusion to Us leaves In autumn. ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs of Prospect Park by Louis Harman Peet (1902)
"shrubbery, excellent specimens of the smooth sumac. This sumac has leaves quite similar to those of the staghorn sumac, but if you look at its branches you ..."

3. Trees and Shrubs of Prospect Park by Louis Harman Peet (1902)
"shrubbery, excellent specimens of the smooth sumac. This sumac has leaves quite similar to those of the staghorn sumac, but if you look at its branches you ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"smooth sumac (Ulna glabra). annually. The Sicilian sumac is cultivated in Italy and ... smooth sumac (Rhus glabra, Fig. 850), Dwarf sumac (£. copallina) and ..."

5. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1870)
"The bark of the R. glabra, or smooth sumac, is used as a mordant for red colors. Some species of the sumac have also ,°. medicinal value. ..."

6. The Book of Forestry by Frederick Franklin Moon (1916)
"The poison sumac belongs to this group and can be distinguished by its ivory white fruit. smooth sumac smooth sumac Rhus glabra FORM A low-growing and ..."

7. Trees and Shrubs of Central Park by Louis Harman Peet (1903)
"The easiest way to tell a smooth sumac from its twin brother, the staghorn (for the ... The branches of the smooth sumac are beautifully smooth, a clean, ..."

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