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Definition of Sumac

Sumac
Sumac Su"mac, Sumach Su"mach, n. [F. sumac, formerly sumach (cf. Sp. zumaque), fr. Ar. summ[=a]q.] [Written also shumac.] 1. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Rhus, shrubs or small trees with usually compound leaves and clusters of small flowers. Some of the species are used in tanning, some in dyeing, and some in medicine. One, the Japanese Rhus vernicifera, yields the celebrated Japan varnish, or lacquer. 2. The powdered leaves, peduncles, and young branches of certain species of the sumac plant, used in tanning and dyeing. Poison sumac. (Bot.) See under Poison.

Meaning of Sumac from wikipedia

- Sumac (/ˈsjuːmæk/) or (/ˈsuːmæk/), also spelled sumach, sumak, soumak, and sumaq, is any one of about 35 species of flowering plants in the genus Rhus...
- Yma Sumac (/ˈiːmə ˈsuːmæk/; September 13, 1922 (birth certificate) or September 10, 1922 (later do****ents) – November 1, 2008), was a Peruvian coloratura...
- Sumac may refer to: Soumak rug (also spelt Soumakh, Sumak, Sumac, or Soumac), a type of weft-wrapped flatwoven Oriental rug Sumac (band), a 2010s American/Canadian...
- Toxicodendron vernix, commonly known as poison sumac, is a woody shrub or small tree growing to 9 m (30 ft) tall. It was previously known as Rhus vernix...
- Sumac (stylized as SUMAC) is an American/Canadian post-metal band that formed in 2014. It features the Vancouver, British Columbia-based Nick Yacyshyn...
- Rhus typhina, or staghorn sumac, is a species of flowering plant in the family Anacardiaceae, native to eastern North America. It is primarily found in...
- Rhus glabra, the smooth sumac, (also known as white sumac, upland sumac, or scarlet sumac) is a species of sumac in the family Anacardiaceae, native to...
- Stanford University Mathematics Camp, or SUMaC, is a competitive summer mathematics program for rising high school juniors and seniors around the world...
- rapidly along the ground. Poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix) has compound leaves with 7–15 leaflets. Poison sumac never has only three leaflets. Kudzu...
- International ****ociation for Plant Taxonomy), the winged sumac, shining sumac, dwarf sumac or flameleaf sumac, is a species of flowering plant in the cashew family...
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