Definition of Dwarf sumac

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Sumac

dwarf pelvis
dwarf phlox
dwarf pipefish
dwarf planet
dwarf planets
dwarf pocket rat
dwarf rabbit
dwarf spheroidal
dwarf spheroidal galaxies
dwarf spheroidal galaxy
dwarf spurge
dwarf star
dwarf stars
dwarf sumac (current term)
dwarf tinamou
dwarf tinamous
dwarf tulip
dwarf willow
dwarfed enamel

Literary usage of Dwarf sumac

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1. The Practice of medicine on Thomsonian principles ... and a materia medica by John W. Comfort (1859)
"A strong decoction of the bark of the root of the dwarf sumac is employed as a sovereign remedy for venereal diseases, by the Chippewa Indians. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Rhus copallina L. var. copallina Shining sumac; dwarf sumac Deciduous shrub Dry, open woods, thickets and old fields. Rhus copallina L. var. latifolia Engl. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"... is known as "Masculino," while the leaf which contains much less tannin is called feminella. Smooth i urna e (Rhus glabra, Fig. 850), dwarf sumac (R. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"dwarf sumac, RimĀ» copallina, of the eastern half of the United States, in the north a shrub, southward a small tree. It has dark shining leaves, ..."

5. A Naturalist in the Great Lakes Region by Elliot Rowland Downing (1922)
"The dwarf sumac (Fig. 105) is a small edition of the staghorn with this marked difference, that in the latter the leafstalks are margined with a wing ..."

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