pin oak
noun Date: 1813 a pyramidally crowned deciduous oak (Quercus palustris) especially of wet regions of the eastern United States that has deeply cleft toothed leaves and rather small nearly hemispherical acorns

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  • Pin 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

  • Pin 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

  • pin oak — pin′ oak n. pln an oak, Quercus palustris, having branches that grow in a pyramidal manner and deeply lobed leaves • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • pin oak — n. 1. either of two tall oaks (Quercus palustris and Q. ellipsoidalis) of E U.S. used for shade and lumber 2. their wood …   English World dictionary

  • Pin oak — There is also the community of Pin Oak, West Virginia, USA. Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Pin oak status = secure image width = 240px image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Rosopsida ordo = Fagales familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • pin oak — noun 1. fast growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn; thrives in damp soil • Syn: ↑swamp oak, ↑Quercus palustris •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin oak — an oak, Quercus palustris, characterized by the pyramidal manner of growth of its branches and deeply pinnatifid leaves. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * ▪ tree       either of two species of North American ornamental and timber trees belonging to the red… …   Universalium

  • pin oak — pelkinis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Quercus palustris), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus palustris angl. pin oak; pink oak; Spanish oak; swamp oak vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Pin Oak Middle School — is a Title I secondary school that is located in Bellaire, Texas, United States.Pin Oak, which serves grades 6 through 8, is a part of the Houston Independent School District. Pin Oak Middle School, which was built in 2002 to relieve nearby… …   Wikipedia

  • Pin Oak, West Virginia — Pin Oak is an unincorporated community in Hampshire County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Pin Oak is located along West Virginia Route 29 between Paw Paw and Forks of Cacapon. Pin Oak is roughly centered at the intersection of Pin Oak Road… …   Wikipedia

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