Meaning of sumac
Pronunciation: (s'mak, sh'-), [key]
- any of several shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Rhus of the cashew family, having milky sap, compound leaves, and small, fleshy fruit.
- a preparation of the dried and powdered leaves, bark, etc., of certain species of Rhus, esp. R. coriaria of southern Europe, used esp. in tanning.
- the wood of these trees.
- sumac (Thesaurus)