japanese varnish tree

japanese varnish tree

noun
1. small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained [syn: varnish tree
2. deciduous tree widely grown in southern United States as an ornamental for its handsome maplelike foliage and long racemes of yellow-green flowers followed by curious leaflike pods [syn: Chinese parasol tree
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