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

  • noun Either of two eastern North American deciduous trees (Quercus rubra or Q. falcata) having lobed leaves with sharp tips and acorns with a shallow, saucer-shaped cup.

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  • noun 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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