from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Smoke tree, Cotinus coggygria.
  • n. The dye obtained from the wood of this tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wood of the Rhus Cotinus or Venice sumach, a shrub of Southern Europe, which yields a fine orange color, which, however, is not durable without a mordant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The smoke-tree or Venetian sumac, Rhus Cotinus, and also its wood, otherwise called young fustic (which see, under fustic).


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.