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 (və-lō′nē-ə, -lōn′yə) or val·lo·ne·a (-nē-ə)
The dried acorn cups of an oak tree (Quercus macrolepis) of the eastern Mediterranean, used chiefly in tanning and dyeing.

[Italian vallonea, vallonia, from Modern Greek balánia, pl. of baláni, variant of beláni, acorn, from Greek balanos.]


(Plants) the acorn cups and unripe acorns of the Eurasian oak Quercus aegilops, used in tanning, dyeing, and making ink
[C18: from Italian vallonia, ultimately from Greek balanos acorn]


(vəˈloʊ ni ə)
acorn cups of an Old World oak, Quercus macrolepis (or Q. aegilops), used in tanning.
[1715–25; < Italian]
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Use of tannin seeds were tested in water treatment in Valonia, Turkey as a coagulant and auxiliary coagulant.
Two recent winners didn't make the frame in the Flying Fillies' Stakes at Pontefract, in which Valonia was a game scorer last month.
totescoop6 Leg 1: 3:Leg 2: 3:Leg 3: 4:Leg 4: 4:Leg 5: 4:Leg 6: Win Fund: Bonus: PS Back to Ayr for the Penultimate leg for a race where Swan Song sets a nice standard however Valonia though comes out well at the weights and should be going close.
Once Harley pressed the button, Al Thakhira went clear to score by three and a quarter lengths from Blockade with Valonia third and the odds-on favourite Lightning Thunder only fourth.
15) is progressing nicely and will be difficult to beat in the group three Firth Of Clyde Stakes for David Wachman, especially as the ground might be too testing for impressive Goodwood winner Valonia, who has the plum draw next to the stands' rail.
Qawaasem ridden by Paul Hanagan (centre) beats Valonia ridden by Fergus Sweeney (right) to win the Three Chimneys EBF Maiden Fillies Stakes during Boylesport Ladies Day of the Piper-Heidsieck July Festival at Newmarket earlier this month
50 1 QAWAASEM P Hanagan (4-1) 2 Valonia D Sweeney (33-1) 3 Oriel R Hughes (9-4 Fav) 14 ran 1/2 23/4 C Hills Tote: win PS5.
On the cross-sectional shape of cellulose crystallites in Valonia ventricosa.
Biosynthesis of valonia tannin hydrolase and hydrolysis of valonia tannin to ellagic acid by Aspergillus SHL 6.
As for ancient parallels for the returns offered by the valonia oak, the clearly important trade in red ochre (miltos, pp.
Cellulose I[alpha] is the predominant form in Valonia and bacterial cellulose; the I[beta] form predominates in cotton, ramie and presumably wood).