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Maclura formerly Morus tinctoriaMorintannic Mo`rin*tan"nic, a. [NL. Morus fustic + E. tannic.]
Pertaining to, or designating, a variety of tannic acid
extracted from fustic (Maclura, formerly Morus, tinctoria)
as a yellow crystalline substance; -- called also maclurin. Maclura tinctoriaFustic Fus"tic, n. [F. fustoc, Sp. fustoc. Cf. Fustet.]
The wood of the Maclura tinctoria, a tree growing in the
West Indies, used in dyeing yellow; -- called also old
fustic. [Written also fustoc.]
Note: Other kinds of yellow wood are often called fustic; as
that of species of Xanthoxylum, and especially the
Rhus Cotinus, which is sometimes called young fustic
to distinguish it from the Maclura. See Fustet. Pteroplatea MacluraRay Ray, n. [F. raie, L. raia. Cf. Roach.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order
Rai[ae], including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc.
(b) In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat,
narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See
Bishop ray, a yellow-spotted, long-tailed eagle ray
(Stoasodon n[`a]rinari) of the Southern United States
and the West Indies.
Butterfly ray, a short-tailed American sting ray
(Pteroplatea Maclura), having very broad pectoral fins.
Devil ray. See Sea Devil.
Eagle ray, any large ray of the family Myliobatid[ae], or
[AE]tobatid[ae]. The common European species
(Myliobatis aquila) is called also whip ray, and
Electric ray, or Cramp ray, a torpedo.
Starry ray, a common European skate (Raia radiata).
Sting ray, any one of numerous species of rays of the
family Trygonid[ae] having one or more large, sharp,
barbed dorsal spines on the whiplike tail. Called also
Meaning of Maclura from wikipedia
pomifera, commonly known
as the Osage
orange, hedge, or hedge apple
tree is a small deciduous
tree or large
shrub, typically growing
to 8 to 15...
is a genus
of flowering plants
in the mulberry
family, Moraceae. It includes
the inedible Osage
is used as mosquito repellent
tinctoria, commonly known
as old fustic
or dyer's mulberry
is a medium
tree of the Neotropics, from Mexico
to Argentina. It produces...
- Maclura tricuspidata
is a tree native
to East Asia, occasionally grown
for its fruit, somewhat similar
to that of the related mulberry
(Morus spp.). It...
Welw., Benth. and Hook. f. Chlorophora
alba A. Chev. Chlorophora tenuifolia
Engl. Maclura excelsa
(Welw.) Milicia africana
Sim. Morus excelsa
cochinchinensis, commonly known
as ****spur thorn, is a species
of vine or scrambling shrub
in the family
Moraceae. The native range extends
- Maclura brasiliensis
is a species
in the family
Moraceae. It is found
in Brazil, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, and Venezuela. World
(family Rutaceae), particularly Citrus
macroptera, from Malesia
Osage-orange - Maclura
Moraceae, from North
– Maclura pomifera Sweet orange
– Maclura pomifera
Orange-root – Asclepias tuberosa Osage
– Maclura pomifera
- plants: Chinese
mulberry, several species
in the genus
Morus, as well as Maclura tricuspidata Indian
mulberry, two species
in the genus Morinda Paper
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