quercine

Pertaining to an oak tree

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • quercine — [kwʉr′sin, kwʉr′sīn΄] adj. [LL quercinus < L quercus, oak: see QUERCETIN] of the oak …   English World dictionary

  • quercine — /kwerr sin, suyn/, adj. of or pertaining to an oak. [1650 60; < L querc(us) oak (see FIR) + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • quercine — adjective Having characteristics of an oak (of genus Quercus) …   Wiktionary

  • quercine — (kuèr si n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Matière cristalline, voisine de la salicine, et trouvée dans l écorce du chêne ordinaire. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. quercus, chêne …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • quercine — /ˈkwɜsaɪn/ (say kwersuyn) adjective of or relating to the oak. {Late Latin quercīnus, from Latin quercus oak} …   Australian English dictionary

  • quercine — /kwerr sin, suyn/, adj. of or pertaining to an oak. [1650 60; < L querc(us) oak (see FIR) + INE2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • quercetin — quercetic /kweuhr set ik, see tik/, adj. /kwerr si tin/, n. Chem. a yellow, crystalline, slightly water soluble powder, C15H10O7, obtained from the bark of the quercitron and other vegetable substances, used as a yellow dye; flavin. Also called… …   Universalium

  • quercino — quercino1 pl.m. quercini quercino1 sing.f. quercina quercino1 pl.f. quercine quercino2 pl.m. quercini …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • querculane — † querculane, a. Obs. rare 0. [ad. mod.L. querculān us, f. quercus oak.] = quercine a. Blount Glossogr. [Hence in some later dicts.] …   Useful english dictionary

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