Synonyms of varnish tree
- 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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