Definition of Sumac family

1. Noun. The cashew family; trees and shrubs and vines having resinous (sometimes poisonous) juice; includes cashew and mango and pistachio and poison ivy and sumac.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Sumac Family

sultriest
sultrily
sultriness
sultrinesses
sulu
sulus
sulvanite
sum
sum-up
sum of its parts
sum of money
sum total
sum up
sumac
sumac family (current term)
sumach
sumachs
sumacs
sumanene
sumat
sumatras
sumatriptan
sumbal
sumbals
sumbitch
sumbitches
sumbul
sumbuls
sumdel

Literary usage of Sumac family

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"sumac family. Trees or shrubs, with acrid resinous or milky sap, alternate or rarely opposite leaves, ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"sumac family. Trees or shrubs, with acrid resinous or milky sap, alternate or rarely opposite leaves, ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"sumac family (Anacardiaceae). fragrant sumac; sweet-scented sumac. Indigenous shrub, 2 to 6 feet high, growing in woods and rocky situations, ..."

4. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... JE, OR sumac family. A family consisting of about 400 trees or shrubs, sometimes climbing, and very abundant in the tropics and sub-tropics, ..."

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