Japanese varnish tree
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|Noun||1.||Japanese varnish tree - small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained|
Chinese lacquer tree, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese sumac, lacquer tree, Rhus verniciflua, Toxicodendron vernicifluum, varnish tree
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 pods|
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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