quercitron

[kwur-si-truh n]
noun
  1. an oak, Quercus velutina, of eastern North America, the inner bark of which yields a yellow dye.
  2. the bark itself.
  3. the dye obtained from this bark.

Origin of quercitron

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