quercitron


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quercitrin \Quer"cit*rin\, n. [Cf. F. quercitrin. See
   Quercitron.] (Chem.)
   A glucoside extracted from the bark of the oak (Quercus) as
   a bitter citron-yellow crystalline substance, used as a
   pigment and called quercitron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quercitron \Quer"cit*ron\, n. [F. quercitron, the name of the
   name of tree; L. quercus an oak + citrus the citron tree.]
   1. The yellow inner bark of the Quercus tinctoria, the
      American black oak, yellow oak, dyer's oak, or quercitron
      oak, a large forest tree growing from Maine to eastern
      Texas.
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   2. Quercitrin, used as a pigment. See Quercitrin.
      [1913 Webster]
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