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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Pizarro's followers first found it, and so is red oak or willow.