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

  • noun Any of several oaks that form shrubby thickets, especially Quercus ilicifolia of eastern North America or Q. dumosa of western North America.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name of three low American oaks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US the popular name of several dwarfish species of oak in the United States.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various chiefly American small shrubby oaks often a dominant form on thin dry soils sometimes forming dense thickets


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