HyperDic: oak_tree

English > 1 sense of the expression oak tree:
NOUNplantoak tree, oaka deciduous tree of the genus Quercus
English > oak tree: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves.
Synonymoak
Member ofQuercus, genus QuercusOaks
Partsacornfruit of the oak tree
NarrowerAmerican turkey oak, turkey oak, Quercus laevissmall slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes
California black oak, Quercus kelloggiilarge deciduous tree of the Pacific coast having deeply parted bristle-tipped leaves
Chinese cork oak, Quercus variabilisMedium to large deciduous tree of China, Japan, and Korea having thick corky bark
European turkey oak, turkey oak, Quercus cerrislarge deciduous tree of central and southern Europe and Asia Minor having lanceolate leaves with spiked lobes
Japanese oak, Quercus mongolica, Quercus grosseserrataOak with moderately light fine-grained wood
Nuttall oak, Nuttall's oak, Quercus nuttalliSimilar to the pin oak
Spanish oak, Quercus texanasmall deciduous tree having the trunk branched almost from the base with spreading branches
black oak, yellow oak, quercitron, quercitron oak, Quercus velutinaMedium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning
bluejack oak, turkey oak, Quercus incanasmall semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly point
chestnut oakAn oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees
cork oak, Quercus subermedium-sized evergreen oak of southern Europe and northern Africa having thick corky bark that is periodically stripped to yield commercial cork
holm oak, holm tree, holly-leaved oak, evergreen oak, Quercus ilexevergreen oak of southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of holly
jack oak, northern pin oak, Quercus ellipsoidalissmall to medium deciduous oak of east central North America
laurel oak, pin oak, Quercus laurifolialarge nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States
live oakAny of several American evergreen oaks
overcup oak, Quercus lyratamedium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United States
pin oak, swamp oak, Quercus palustrisfast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn
post oak, box white oak, brash oak, iron oak, Quercus stellatasmall deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough / tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts
red oakAny 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
scarlet oak, Quercus coccineamedium-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
scrub oakAny of various chiefly American small shrubby oaks often a dominant form on thin dry soils sometimes forming dense thickets
shingle oak, laurel oak, Quercus imbricariasmall deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel
water oak, possum oak, Quercus nigrarelatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree
white oakAny of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never / never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
willow oak, Quercus phellosMedium to large deciduous oak of the eastern United States having long lanceolate leaves and soft strong wood
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
SubstancesoakThe hard durable wood of any oak
Spanishroble
Catalanroure

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict