chestnut oak
noun Date: 1703 any of several oaks having oblong to lanceolate leaves with crenate or serrate edges: as a. chinquapin oak b. a medium-sized oak (Quercus prinus) of eastern North America with large acorns and leaves that are yellow-green above and paler below

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  • Chestnut oak — 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

  • Chestnut oak — Taxobox name = Chestnut Oak status = LC image width = 240px image caption = Leaf cluster regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Quercus sectio = Quercus species = Q. prinus… …   Wikipedia

  • chestnut oak — any of several North American oaks, as Quercus prinus, having serrate or dentate leaves resembling those of the chestnut. [1695 1705, Amer.] * * * ▪ plant       any of several species of North American timber trees, with chestnutlike leaves,… …   Universalium

  • chestnut oak — noun an oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees • Hypernyms: ↑oak, ↑oak tree • Hyponyms: ↑swamp chestnut oak, ↑Quercus michauxii, ↑chinquapin oak, ↑chinkapin oak, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chestnut oak — kalninis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Quercus montana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus montana angl. chestnut oak; mountain chestnut oak; rock chestnut oak šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • chestnut oak — bekotis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Quercus petraea), paplitęs Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus petraea angl. chestnut oak; durmast …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • chestnut oak — chest′nut oak n. pln any of several North American oaks, as Quercus prinus, having serrate or dentate leaves resembling those of the chestnut • Etymology: 1695–1705, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • chestnut oak — noun A species of oak tree native to the eastern USA, with taxonomic name Quercus prinus …   Wiktionary

  • Swamp Chestnut Oak — Taxobox name = Swamp Chestnut Oak image width = 240px image caption = A mature Swamp Chestnut Oak regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Quercus sectio = Quercus species = Q.… …   Wikipedia

  • mountain chestnut oak — kalninis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Quercus montana), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus montana angl. chestnut oak; mountain chestnut oak; rock chestnut oak šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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