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

  • n. A deciduous tree (Quercus palustris) of eastern North America, having horizontal or drooping branches, sharply lobed leaves, and small acorns with a saucer-shaped cup.

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  • n. fast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn; thrives in damp soil
  • n. large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil


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