Definition of quercine in English:

quercine

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or resembling oak or oak trees; consisting of oaks. Formerly also: †made of oak, oaken (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From post-classical Latin quercinus oaken, made of oak from classical Latin quercus oak + -inus. Compare earlier quernal.

Pronunciation

quercine

/ˈkwəːsɪn//ˈkwəːsʌɪn/