[ kwur-si-truhn ]

  1. an oak, Quercus velutina, of eastern North America, the inner bark of which yields a yellow dye.

  2. the bark itself.

  1. the dye obtained from this bark.

Origin of quercitron

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

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