lacquer tree

any of several trees yielding a resin used as lacquer, as Rhus verniciflua, of Japan.
[1860-65]

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  • lacquer tree — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑Chinese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Japanese sumac, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacquer-tree — toksikodendras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Anakardiniai – Anacardiaceae R. Br. atitikmenys: lot. Toxicodendron angl. lacquer tree vok. Gift Sumach rus. токсикодендрон lenk. sumak ryšiai: žiūrėk – raugmedis …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • lacquer tree — noun an East Asian tree with a sap used as a hard wearing varnish. [Rhus verniciflua.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Japanese lacquer tree — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑lacquer tree, ↑Chinese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Japanese sumac, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese lacquer tree — noun small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained • Syn: ↑varnish tree, ↑lacquer tree, ↑Japanese lacquer tree, ↑Japanese varnish tree, ↑Japanese sumac, ↑Toxicodendron vernicifluum, ↑Rhus verniciflua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Japanese lacquer-tree — lakingasis toksikodendras statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Toxicodendron vernicifluum angl. Japanese lacquer tree; varnish tree vok. Firnis Sumach; Lack Sumach rus. лаковое дерево; сумак лаконосный; токсикодендрон лаконосный lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • lacquer — ► NOUN 1) a varnish made of shellac or of synthetic substances. 2) the sap of an East Asian tree (the lacquer tree) used as a varnish. 3) decorative wooden ware coated with lacquer. 4) Brit. a chemical substance sprayed on hair to keep it in… …   English terms dictionary

  • Lacquer — For items made with lacquer, see Lacquerware. Lacquer box with inlaid mother of pearl peony decor, Ming Dynasty, 16th century In a general sense, lacquer is a somewhat imprecise term for a clear or coloured varnish that dries by solvent… …   Wikipedia

  • lacquer — n. & v. (also lacker) n. 1 a sometimes coloured liquid made of shellac dissolved in alcohol, or of synthetic substances, that dries to form a hard protective coating for wood, brass, etc. 2 a chemical substance sprayed on hair to keep it in place …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacquer — [ lakə] noun 1》 a liquid made of shellac dissolved in alcohol, or of synthetic substances, that dries to form a hard protective coating for wood, metal, etc. 2》 the sap of the lacquer tree used to varnish wood or other materials. 3》 decorative… …   English new terms dictionary

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