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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Either of two eastern North American deciduous oak trees (Quercus prinus and Q. muehlenbergii) having leaves that resemble those of the American chestnut.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees


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