Quercus nigra
Black-jack Black"-jack`, n. 1. (Min.) A name given by English miners to sphalerite, or zinc blende; -- called also {false galena}. See {Blende}. [1913 Webster]

2. Caramel or burnt sugar, used to color wines, spirits, ground coffee, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. A large leather vessel for beer, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

4. (Bot.) The {Quercus nigra}, or barren oak. [1913 Webster]

5. The ensign of a pirate. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quercus nigra — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quercus nigra — juodasis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Quercus nigra), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus nigra angl. possum oak; water oak pranc. chêne gris šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Quercus nigra — ID 69939 Symbol Key QUNI Common Name water oak Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Quercus nigra — noun relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil • Syn: ↑water oak, ↑possum oak • Hypernyms: ↑oak, ↑oak tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quercus nigra L. — Symbol QUNI Common Name water oak Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus nigra L. var. heterophylla (Aiton) Ashe — Symbol QUNI Synonym Symbol QUNIH Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus nigra L. var. heterophylla (Aiton) Ashe — Symbol QUNI Synonym Symbol QUNIH Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus nigra L. var. marilandica L., nom. inval. — Symbol QUMAM2 Synonym Symbol QUNIM Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus velutina — Chêne noir …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Quercus —   Quercus …   Wikipedia Español

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