Definition of Fustet

1. n. The wood of the Rhus Cotinus or Venice sumach, a shrub of Southern Europe, which yields a fine orange color, which, however, is not durable without a mordant.



Definition of Fustet

1. Noun. Smoke tree, ''Cotinus coggygria''. ¹

2. Noun. The dye obtained from the wood of this tree. ¹

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Definition of Fustet

1. a tree which yields the dye fustic [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fustet

1. The wood of the Rhus Cptinus or Venice sumach, a shrub of Southern Europe, which yields a fine orange colour, which, however, is not durable without a mordant. Origin: F. Fustet (cf. Sp. & Pg. Fustete), LL. Fustetus, fr. L. Fustis stick, in LL, tree, See 1st Fust, and cf. Fustic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fustet

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fustet (current term)
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Literary usage of Fustet

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1. An Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1869)
"... Venus Sumach, Venice Sumach, wild Olive; Sumach fustet, or Arbre aux with red wood, which is supposed to grow in the Apennines. ..."

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