Fall, with the red of sumac and of hard maple, the leathery brown of hickory leaves, and the pale yellow of elm was upon the land.
It was the day we climbed the sumac Hill that we got our Idea!
She passed through a thicket of sumac into a clearing where a number of sheep were huddled together in the cold night air.
These will form beautiful combinations with the sumac and ivy.
Saffian, saf′i-an, n. a name applied to skins tanned with sumac and dyed in bright colours.
This soon leading him to the place where Halberger entered the sumac grove.
Woollen goods are first dyed blue with indigo, and afterwards with sumac, logwood, and green or blue copperas.
She sent a bevy of girls into the hills to gather branches of maple and sumac.
sumac turns the shade somewhat greener, which is noticed especially after bleaching, therefore tannin is given the preference.
Written also sumac and sumach, both accented on the first syllable.
c.1300, "preparation of dried, chopped leaves of a plant of the genus Rhus" (used in tanning and dyeing and as an astringent), from Old French sumac (13c.), from Medieval Latin sumach, from Arabic summaq, from Syrian summaq "red." Later applied to a North American plant species.
sumac su·mac or su·mach (sōō'māk, shōō'-)
Any of various shrubs or small trees of the genus Rhus, having compound leaves, clusters of small greenish flowers, and usually red, hairy fruit. Some species, such as the poison ivy and poison oak, cause an acute itching rash on contact.