Definitions for fusticˈfʌs tɪk
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the wood of a large, tropical American tree, Chlorophora tinctoria, of the mulberry family, yielding a light yellow dye.
the tree itself.
any of several other dyewoods.
Origin of fustic:
1425–75; late ME fustik < MF fustoc < Ar fustuq蠐 MPers
A tropical American tree, Maclura tinctoria, whose wood produces a yellow dye.
A European tree, Eurasian smoketree whose wood produces an orange dye.
The wood of these trees.
A yellow dye obtained from the wood of these trees.
Origin: Middle English, fustik; derived from Old French, fustoc; derived from Arabic, فستق; derived from Persian, فستق.
the wood of the Maclura tinctoria, a tree growing in the West Indies, used in dyeing yellow; -- called also old fustic
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