Pronunciation: (fus'tik), [key]
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 old fustic (for defs. 1–3).
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