Definition of Valonia

1. n. The acorn cup of two kinds of oak (Quercus macrolepis, and Q. vallonea) found in Eastern Europe. It contains abundance of tannin, and is much used by tanners and dyers.



2. n. The acorn cup of two kinds of oak (Quercus macrolepis, and Q. vallonea) found in Eastern Europe. It contains abundance of tannin, and is much used by tanners and dyers.

Definition of Valonia

1. Noun. The European evergreen oak, ''Quercus macrolepis'' or ''Quercus aegilops'' ¹

2. Noun. The dried acorn cups of this tree, that are used to make a black dye, used in tanning ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Valonia

1. a substance obtained from dried acorn cups and used in tanning and dyeing [n -S]

Medical Definition of Valonia

1. 1. The acorn cup of two kinds of oak (Quercus macrolepis, and Q. Vallonea) found in Eastern Europe. It contains abundance of tannin, and is much used by tanners and dyers. 2. [Perhaps named from its resemblance to an acorn. A genus of marine green algae, in which the whole frond consists of a single oval or cylindrical cell, often an inch in length. Origin: It. Vallonia, vallonea, fr. NGr. Balania, balanidia, the holm oak, balani, balanidi, an acorn, Gr. Balanos. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Valonia

vallicepobufagin
vallies
vallis
vallonia
vallonias
vallum
vallum unguis
vallums
valmethamide
valnemulin
valnoctamide
valofane
valoid
valonea
valoneas
valonia (current term)
valonias
valor
valorisation
valorisations
valorise
valorised
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valorising
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valorizations
valorize
valorized
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