from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A deciduous oak tree (Quercus montana syn. Q. prinus) of eastern North America having deeply ridged bark and shallowly lobed leaves that resemble those of the American chestnut.

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  • noun A species of oak tree native to the eastern USA, with taxonomic name Quercus prinus.

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  • noun an oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees


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