any of various trees yielding sap or other substances used for varnish, as Rhus verniciflua, of Japan.
an Asian tree, Koelreuteria paniculata, of the soapberry family, having showy clusters of yellow flowers from 12 to 18 inches (30 to 46 cm) long, and papery, brilliantly colored pods with black seeds, grown as an ornamental.
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- varley loop,
- varnishing day,
- varro, marcus terentius,
Origin of varnish tree
An Americanism dating back to 1750–60
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Examples from the Web for varnish tree
The urusi or varnish-tree, of which they make so extensive a use, is a noble tree when grown to its full size.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
any of various trees, such as the lacquer tree, yielding substances used to make varnish or lacquer
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