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

  • n. Either of two eastern North American deciduous trees (Quercus rubra or Q. falcata) having deeply and acutely lobed leaves and a saucer-shaped cup enclosing the lower third of the nut.

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  • n. any of numerous American oaks having 4 stamens in each floret, acorns requiring two years to mature and leaf veins usually extending beyond the leaf margin to form points or bristles


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