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Definition of Rhus Cotinus
Rhus CotinusVenetian 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
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
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. Rhus CotinusFustic 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
coggygria, syn. Rhus cotinus
, the European
sumach, or dyer's sumach, is a species...
- the 'smoke-like' fluffy flower
heads. The American smoketree
obovatus, syn. Rhus
cotinoides) is native
to the southeastern United
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
- of Rhus
has a long history, with de Candolle proposing
a subgeneric classification
with 5 sections
in 1825. At its largest
from the Eurasian smoketree
). Many fruits
- Substitution plants
- feed silk worms. Old fustic
is not to be confused
with young fustic
) from southern Europe
and Asia, which provides
a more fugitive
- of New Zealand Cornus sericea
stolonifera) Cotinus coggygri
(Syn.: Rhus cotinus
- on heath, Pistacia
coriaria, Rhus cotinus
, Cistus, Eucalyptus, Osyris, Viburnum
- of the glucosides
of Rhamnus, is monomethyl
quercetin; fisetin, from Rhus cotinus
, is monoxyquercetin; chrysin
is phenyl-dioxybenzo-y-pyrone. Saponarin...
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