Definitions for valoniavəˈloʊ ni ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

va•lo•ni•avəˈloʊ ni ə(

  1. acorn cups of an Old World oak, Quercus macrolepis (or Q. aegilops), used in tanning.

    Category: Plants

Origin of valonia:

1715–25; < It


  1. valonia(Noun)

    The European evergreen oak, Quercus macrolepis or Quercus aegilops

  2. valonia(Noun)

    The dried acorn cups of this tree, that are used to make a black dye, used in tanning

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valonia(noun)

    the acorn cup of two kinds of oak (Quercus macrolepis, and Q. vallonea) found in Eastern Europe. It contains abundance of tannin, and is much used by tanners and dyers

  2. Valonia(noun)

    a genus of marine green algae, in which the whole frond consists of a single oval or cylindrical cell, often an inch in length


  1. Valonia

    Valonia is a genus of algae, in the Valoniaceae family.


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