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Definition of Rhus Cotinus

Rhus Cotinus
Venetian Ve*ne"tian, a. [Cf. It. Veneziano, L. Venetianus.] Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy. Venetian blind, a blind for windows, doors, etc., made of thin slats, either fixed at a certain angle in the shutter, or movable, and in the latter case so disposed as to overlap each other when close, and to show a series of open spaces for the admission of air and light when in other positions. Venetian carpet, an inexpensive carpet, used for passages and stairs, having a woolen warp which conceals the weft; the pattern is therefore commonly made up of simple stripes. Venetian chalk, a white compact or steatite, used for marking on cloth, etc. Venetian door (Arch.), a door having long, narrow windows or panes of glass on the sides. Venetian glass, a kind of glass made by the Venetians, for decorative purposes, by the combination of pieces of glass of different colors fused together and wrought into various ornamental patterns. Venetian red, a brownish red color, prepared from sulphate of iron; -- called also scarlet ocher. Venetian soap. See Castile soap, under Soap. Venetian sumac (Bot.), a South European tree (Rhus Cotinus) which yields the yellow dyewood called fustet; -- also called smoke tree. Venetian window (Arch.), a window consisting of a main window with an arched head, having on each side a long and narrow window with a square head.
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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.

Meaning of Rhus Cotinus from wikipedia

- Cotinus coggygria, syn. Rhus cotinus, the European smoketree, Eurasian smoketree, smoke tree, smoke bush, Venetian sumach, or dyer's sumach, is a species...
- the 'smoke-like' fluffy flower heads. The American smoketree (Cotinus obovatus, syn. Rhus cotinoides) is native to the southeastern United States, from...
- given the same name. The late medieval fustic came from the Rhus cotinus tree. "Rhus cotinus wood was treated in warm [or boiling] water; a yellow infusion...
- of Rhus has a long history, with de Candolle proposing a subgeneric classification with 5 sections in 1825. At its largest cir****scription, Rhus, with...
- yellow dye young fustic, which was extracted from the Eurasian smoketree (Rhus cotinus). Many fruits and vegetables also contain fisetin, including strawberries...
- Substitution plants are Cotinus coggygria, Eucalyptus gunnii, Malosma laurina, Pistacia terebinthus, Pistacia lentiscus, Rhus copallinum, Rhus typhina, Schinus...
- feed silk worms. Old fustic is not to be confused with young fustic (Rhus cotinus) from southern Europe and Asia, which provides a more fugitive colour...
- of New Zealand Cornus sericea (Syn.: Cornus stolonifera) Cotinus coggygri (Syn.: Rhus cotinus) Euxylophora paraensis, Brazilian yellowwood, yellowheart...
- on heath, Pistacia lentiscus, Pistacia terebinthus, Cotinus coggygria, Rhus coriaria, Rhus cotinus, Cistus, Eucalyptus, Osyris, Viburnum and Pelargonium...
- of the glucosides of Rhamnus, is monomethyl quercetin; fisetin, from Rhus cotinus, is monoxyquercetin; chrysin is phenyl-dioxybenzo-y-pyrone. Saponarin...