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quercine

[ kwur-sin, -sahyn ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to an oak.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of quercine1

1650–60; < Latin querc ( us ) oak ( fir ) + -ine 2

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Example Sentences

Let me curr to quercine shades Effund your albid hausts, lactiferous maids!

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Querciaquercitannic acid