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quercine

[kwur-sin, -sahyn]
adjective
  1. of or relating to an oak.
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Origin of quercine

1650–60; < Latin querc(us) oak (see fir) + -ine2
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Historical Examples of quercine

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

    The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

    Oliver Wendell Holmes