Japanese varnish tree


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Noun1.Japanese varnish tree - small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtainedJapanese varnish tree - small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained
genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron - in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touch; of North America and northern South America
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
2.Japanese varnish tree - deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike podsJapanese varnish tree - deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods
Firmiana, genus Firmiana - small genus of Asian trees or shrubs
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Round the enclosure were high banks on which a triple line of trees of different kinds were growing; the first row consisted of acacias, the second of Japanese varnish trees, and some young elms grew on the highest row of all.

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