The sumach halted, and thoughtfully examined the gloomy landscape spread out in front of him.
The dish was seasoned with salt, pepper, cardamom, and sumach.
It may be used as a substitute for sumach in tanning, but has not the same bleaching effect in the retanning process.
After they had slain him, many boughs of an oak did they cut, also of sumach.
Quesada crouched behind the whitish-green thicket of sumach, and waited tense as a trigger at half-cock.
The cotton being scoured and bleached, is boiled with sumach.
In the opinion of the committee, most of this leather has been tanned with sumach or some closely allied tanning material.
sumach is mixed with the madder for all these colours except for the purple.
"Very good," the sumach continued, evidently pleased with this answer.
Two pounds of sumach may be substituted for every pound of galls.
c.1300, "preparation of dried, chopped leaves of a plant of the genus Rhus" (used in tanning and dyeing and as an astringent), from Old French sumac (13c.), from Medieval Latin sumach, from Arabic summaq, from Syrian summaq "red." Later applied to a North American plant species.
sumac su·mac or su·mach (sōō'māk, shōō'-)
Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Rhus, having compound leaves, clusters of small greenish flowers, and usually red, hairy fruit. Some species, such as the poison ivy and poison oak, cause an acute itching rash on contact.