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Maclura formerly Morus tinctoria
Morintannic Mo`rin*tan"nic, a. [NL. Morus fustic + E. tannic.] (Chem.) 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 tinctoria
Morin Mo"rin, n. (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance of acid properties extracted from fustic (Maclura tinctoria, formerly called Morus tinctoria); -- called also moric acid.
Maclura tinctoria
Fustic 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 Maclura
Ray 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 Skate. 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 miller. 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 stingaree.

Meaning of Maclura from wikipedia

- Maclura 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...
- Maclura is a genus of flowering plants in the mulberry family, Moraceae. It includes the inedible Osage orange, which is used as mosquito repellent and...
- 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...
- Maclura cochinchinensis, commonly known as ****spur thorn, is a species of vine or scrambling shrub in the family Moraceae. The native range extends from...
- Maclura tinctoria, known as old fustic and dyer's mulberry, is a medium to large tree of the Neotropics, from Mexico to Argentina. It produces a yellow...
- Maclura brasiliensis is a species of plant in the family Moraceae. It is found in Brazil, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, and Venezuela. World Conservation...
- exelsa Welw., Benth. and Hook. f. Chlorophora alba A. Chev. Chlorophora tenuifolia Engl. Maclura excelsa (Welw.) Milicia africana Sim. Morus excelsa Welw....
- Gaudich. 1830 Ficus L. (750 spp.) Maclureae W.L. Clement & Weiblen 2009 Maclura Nutt. (11 spp.) Moreae Dumort. 1829 Bag****a Aubl. (1 sp.) Milicia Sim (2...
- species (family Rutaceae), particularly Citrus macroptera, from Malesia and Melanesia Osage-orange - Maclura pomifera, family Moraceae, from North America...
- Valenciennes, 1843 Pteroplatea vaillantii Rochebrune, 1880 Pteroplatea valenciennii Duméril, 1865 Raja altavela Linnaeus, 1758 Raja maclura Lesueur, 1817...
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