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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a species of oak (Quercus coccinea) of the United States; -- so called from the scarlet color of its leaves in autumn.

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  • n. medium-large deciduous tree with a thick trunk found in the eastern United States and southern Canada and having close-grained wood and deeply seven-lobed leaves turning scarlet in autumn

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