Definition of Sumach

1. Noun. A shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus).




Definition of Sumach

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sumac) ¹

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Definition of Sumach

1. sumac [n -S] - See also: sumac

Sumach Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sumach

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

Literary usage of Sumach

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1. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"We shall see that the species of sumach can be determined readily and with certainty ... sumach.1 This product, used in the tanning and dyeing industries, ..."

2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"These are the most beautiful leaves to be found in the sumach family. They turn in autumn to dark, rich reds. In the South, the leaves are gathered in ..."

3. The New Hampshire Book: Being Specimens of the Literature of the Granite State by Charles James Fox, Samuel Osgood (1844)
"The sumach ? why ? — its leaves are fair and beautifully green, And fringe the brilliant stem that runs a carmine thread between ; Its clustering fruit, ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"The leaves of this species are among the first which put on autumn colors, and Smooth sumach (Rhus glabra). show fine tints of yellow and scarlet; ..."

5. The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles by Ezra Sampson (1813)
"sumach, a plant that grows spontaneously in many parts of the United States; bearing a small red berry, which is useful as a dye, and has been discovered to ..."

6. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"White-flowered Dwarf sumach. Rhus copallina lanceolata Gray. ... Poison sumach. KHUS VENENATA de C. RANGE.—Northern New England to northern Georgia and ..."

7. A Year Among the Trees: Or, The Woods and By-ways of New England by Wilson Flagg (1881)
"The Smooth sumach is a smaller shrub, averaging only three or four feet in height. It affects similar localities, being common on the borders of dry fields ..."

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