from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several American evergreen oaks, such as Quercus virginiana of Mexico and the southeast United States or Q. agrifolia of California. Also called encina.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An evergreen species of oak characteristic of the US South, the southern live oak, Quercus virginiana
- n. Any of several other species of oak with evergreen, usually holly-like leaves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a species of oak (Quercus virens), growing in the Southern States, of great durability, and highly esteemed for ship timber. In California the Quercus chrysolepis and some other species are also called live oaks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An American oak, Quercus virens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several American evergreen oaks
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