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Synonyms of varnish tree

Noun


1. candlenut, varnish tree, Aleurites moluccana, angiospermous tree, flowering tree

usage: large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles

2. varnish tree, lacquer tree, Chinese lacquer tree, Japanese lacquer tree, Japanese varnish tree, Japanese sumac, Toxicodendron vernicifluum, Rhus verniciflua, poisonous plant

usage: small Asiatic tree yielding a toxic exudate from which lacquer is obtained

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