What does fustic mean?

Definitions for fusticˈfʌs tɪk

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  1. fustic(Noun)

    A tropical American tree, Maclura tinctoria, whose wood produces a yellow dye.

  2. fustic(Noun)

    A European tree, Eurasian smoketree whose wood produces an orange dye.

  3. fustic(Noun)

    The wood of these trees.

  4. fustic(Noun)

    A yellow dye obtained from the wood of these trees.

  5. Origin: Middle English, fustik; derived from Old French, fustoc; derived from Arabic, فستق; derived from Persian, فستق.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fustic(noun)

    the wood of the Maclura tinctoria, a tree growing in the West Indies, used in dyeing yellow; -- called also old fustic

  2. Origin: [F. fustoc, Sp. fustoc. Cf. Fustet.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fustic

    fus′tik, n. the wood of a West Indian tree, formerly much used as a dye.—Also Fus′toc. [Fr. fustoc, yellow—Sp. fustoc—L. fustis.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fustic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fustic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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