red oak

red oak
noun Date: 1634 1. any of various North American oaks (as Quercus rubra and Quercus falcata) that have acorns with the inner surface of the shell lined with woolly hairs, the acorn cap covered with thin scales, and leaf veins that usually run beyond the margin of the leaf to form bristles 2. the wood of a red oak

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  • Red Oak — Red Oak, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 2723 Housing Units (2000): 1030 Land area (2000): 19.497983 sq. miles (50.499542 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008556 sq. miles (0.022159 sq. km) Total area (2000): 19.506539 sq. miles (50 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Red Oak — (dt. rote Eiche) ist der Name der folgender Städte: in den Vereinigten Staaten: Red Oak (Arkansas) Red Oak (Georgia) Red Oak (Iowa) Red Oak (North Carolina) Red Oak (Oklahoma) Red Oak (Texas) Siehe auch Red Oak Township …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Red 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

  • Red Oak — is the name of several places in the United States, all named for the Red Oak tree:*Red Oak, Georgia *Red Oak, Iowa *Red Oak, North Carolina *Red Oak, Oklahoma *Red Oak, Texas *Red Oaks Mill, New York …   Wikipedia

  • Red oak — may refer to:* Lobatae , a kind of oak tree * Agkistrodon contortrix , a venomous snake species found in North America * Red Oak, Iowa, a town in southwestern Iowa …   Wikipedia

  • red oak — red′ oak′ n. 1) pln any of several oak trees, as Quercus rubra, or Q. falcata, of North America, characterized by leaves with pointed lobes and acorns that usu. mature every two years 2) the hard, reddish wood of these trees • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Red Oak — (spr. redd ōk), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staat Iowa, am East Nishnabatona River, mit Tonwaren und Ziegelfabrikation, Handel und (1900) 4355 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • red oak — ☆ red oak n. 1. any of several oaks having leaves with sharp tipped lobes, dark bark, and acorns which require two years to mature 2. the reddish, hard wood of such a tree …   English World dictionary

  • red oak — 1. any of several oak trees, as Quercus rubra, or Q. falcata, of North America. 2. the hard, cross grained wood of these trees. [1625 35, Amer.] * * * ▪ subgenus  any member of a group or subgenus (Erythrobalanus) of North American ornamental and …   Universalium

  • red oak — noun any 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 • Hypernyms: ↑oak, ↑oak tree • Hyponyms: ↑southern red oak …   Useful english dictionary

  • red oak — raudonasis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Quercus rubra), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus rubra angl. American oak; Eastern red oak; northern red oak; red oak; Southern red… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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