Definition of Quercitron

1. Noun. A yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree.

Generic synonyms: Dye, Dyestuff



2. Noun. Medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped.
Exact synonyms: Black Oak, Quercitron Oak, Quercus Velutina, Yellow Oak
Generic synonyms: Oak, Oak Tree

Definition of Quercitron

1. n. The yellow inner bark of the Quercus tinctoria, the American black oak, yellow oak, dyer's oak, or quercitron oak, a large forest tree growing from Maine to eastern Texas.

Definition of Quercitron

1. Noun. A yellow dye obtained from the bark of the black oak. ¹

2. Noun. The black oak tree, ''Quercus velutina'', indigenous to North America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quercitron

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quercitron

1. 1. The yellow inner bark of the Quercus tinctoria, the American black oak, yellow oak, dyer's oak, or quercitron oak, a large forest tree growing from Maine to eastern Texas. 2. Quercitrin, used as a pigment. See Quercitrin. Origin: F. Quercitron, the name of the name of tree; L. Quercus an oak + citrus the citron tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercitron

quenstedtite
quep
quercetic
quercetin
quercetins
quercicobufagin
quercin
quercine
quercins
quercitannic
quercitannic acid
quercite
quercitin
quercitrin
quercitron (current term)
quercitron oak
quercitrons
quercivorous
quercus
querele
quereles
querencia
querencias
querent
querents
queriable
querida
queridas
queried

Literary usage of Quercitron

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Experimental Researches Concerning the Philosophy of Permanent Colours: And by Edward Bancroft (1814)
"Of the Properties and Uses of quercitron Bark. " II n'ya pa» de propriete plus ... His second variety is " Chene quercitron a feuilles sinueuses. ..."

2. Applied Chemistry by Edward Andrew Parnell (1844)
"quercitron is a dyeing material well adapted for the madder style of work. ... To produce a yellow ground with'quercitron, the cloth may be padded in red ..."

3. Bleaching and Dyeing of Vegetable Fibrous Materials by Julius Hübner (1912)
"It gives shades similar to those produced with quercitron bark and Persian berries. ... quercitron bark is the inner bark of a species of oak, ..."

4. The American Chemist by Charles Frederick Chandler (1873)
"quercitron, berries, turmeric, and weld give yellow, all of which are decolorized by chlorine ; annatto alone resists this agent. ..."

5. Laboratory Manual of Dyeing and Textile Chemistry by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1909)
"Use of quercitron. — This is a yellow coloring-matter obtained from the bark of a species of oak ... On this mordant quercitron gives an olive-yellow color. ..."

6. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"quercitron. This is the crushed or ground bark of the black or yellow oak ... Flavine is the trade name applied to a preparation of quercitron obtained by ..."

7. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1849)
"INSPECTIONS OF quercitron BARK AT PHILADELPHIA. John W. Ryan, Esq., of Philadelphia, furnishes the following statement of the amount of ..."

8. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1889)
"Samples of flavin or quercitron are best assayed by a miniature dye-test. Fibres dyed with quercitron bark yield a yellow solution with hydrochloric acid, ..."

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