quercitron

[ kwur-si-truh n ]
/ ˈkwɜr sɪ trən /

noun

an oak, Quercus velutina, of eastern North America, the inner bark of which yields a yellow dye.
the bark itself.
the dye obtained from this bark.

Origin of quercitron

1785–95; < Latin quer(cus) oak + citron
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