Definition of Quercitron oak
1. 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.
Generic synonyms: Oak, Oak Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercitron Oak
Literary usage of Quercitron oak
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)
"The younger Michaux, after stating the quercitron oak to be very common in the Northern States, and westward of the Alleghany mountains, though but rare in ..."
2. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"... used in dyeing, is obtained, hence it is called quercitron oak. The bark is used in tanning. 12. ..."
3. Commercial Raw Materials: Their Origin, Preparation and Uses by Charles Robinson Toothaker, S. F. Aaron, B. H. A. Groth, Philadelphia museums (1905)
"It is also called Yellow Bark and quercitron oak (Quercus velutina). The wood is very red, open grained and generally inferior to other red oaks. ..."
4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"1791, Q. coccinea var. tinctoria A. Gray). Canada and eastern US Black Oak, Dyer's Oak, quercitron oak, Female or Spotted Oak, Yellow-bark Oak. ..."