Meaning of fustic


Pronunciation: (fus'tik), [key]
— n.
  1. the wood of a large, tropical American tree, Chlorophora tinctoria, of the mulberry family, yielding a light-yellow dye.
  2. the tree itself.
  3. the dye.
  4. any of several other dyewoods. Also called
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