American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Californian oak (Quercus lobata) having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns. Also called white oak.
- n. Any of various similar or related trees.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In California, one of the white oaks, Quercus lobata, also called weeping oak. It is a majestic tree with very widely spreading branches; its wood is of little value except for fuel.
- n. In the West Indies, Platymiscium platystachyum and Catalpa longisiliqua, trees yielding ship-timber.
- n. In Chili, a species of beech, Fagus obliqua, which affords a durable hard-wood building-material.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) The California white oak (Quercus lobata).
- n. tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns
- n. large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens
- Spanish and Portuguese, oak, both from Latin rōbur. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Es un mueble que muestra la progresividad del diseño en su inusual figura, bellamente tallada a mano, en madera de roble, de un lado muestra un diseño clásico y continua del otro, con formas lineales y moderna.”
“Notable are Tabebuia angustata (roble de yugo), Fraxinus cubensis (búfano), Annona glabra, Gueltarda combiri, Sabal parviflora, Bucida palustris, Hibiscus elatus, H. tiliaceus (majagua), Jatropha integerrima, Copernicia spp.”
“Also we charge you not to suffer any of our nation to send any wares to their wiues or friends in any of our ships; but to take their money there to be paid heere by the companie and not otherwise: and to haue consideration how you doe take the roble.”
“Saturday (1) I went ashore, and there I saw three morses that they had killed: they held one tooth of a Morse, which was not great, at a roble, and one white beare skin at three robles and two robles: they further tolde me, that there were people called”
“As for hempe which is here at two robles and a halfe the bercouite, Master Gray hath written to buy no more at that price: for Iohn Sedgewicke hath bought for sixe or seuen hundred robles worth at Nouogrode for one roble and a halfe the bercouite, and better cheape: and white Nouogrode flaxe is there at three robles the bercouite.”
“The foothills, even under thick chaparral, never lose their bold outlines; the pines upon the farthest ridges preserve their perfect spires; and the low, round-headed oaks, both the roble and the encina, have all been put into the landscape with the same brush.”
“Won't we make a bloodthirsty gang of roble ned men -- er, noble red men!”
“Madness roble: honestly wht the fcuk jus happened?? defense went awol!!”
“Soto is joined by curupaú (Anadenanthera macrocarpa), momoqui (Caesalpinia pluviosa), morado (Machaerium scleroxylon), roble (Amburana cearensis), cedro (Cedrela fissilis), and others where they provide 80% canopy closure.”
“[...] está construído con roble recubierto de espuma de alta densidad, y tal y como cuentan en el blog FresHome ha sido inventado por el diseñador Victor [...]”
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