tanning

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Australian tree that yields tanning materials Acacia auriculiformis , black wattle
north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant alder , alder tree
mesquite pod used in tanning and dying algarobilla , algarroba , algarrobilla
evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning Arbutus menziesii , madrona , madrono , manzanita
evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning; sometimes placed in genus Cassia avaram , Cassia auriculata , Senna auriculata , tanner's cassia
extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dying and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails; formerly used medicinally black catechu , catechu
medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped black oak , quercitron , quercitron oak , Quercus velutina , yellow oak
large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc Cecropia , genus Cecropia
violet-colored salt used in hide tanning and as a mordant in dyeing chrome alum
reddish or black juice or resin from certain trees of the genus Pterocarpus and used in medicine and tanning etc East India kino , kino gum , Malabar kino
gum obtained from various tropical plants; used as an astringent and in tanning gum kino , kino , kino gum
small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities Jatropha curcus , physic nut
East Indian tree yielding a resin or extract often used medicinally and in e.g. tanning kino , Pterocarpus marsupium
animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning leather
bark rich in tannin; bruised and cut in pieces to use for tanning; spent tanbark used as a ground covering tanbark
any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine tannic acid , tannin
leather by mineral tanning, to convert taw
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