white oak

white oak
noun Date: 1634 any of various oaks (especially Quercus alba of eastern North America) with acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf; also its hard strong durable wood

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  • White Oak — White Oak, NC U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina Population (2000): 304 Housing Units (2000): 120 Land area (2000): 4.879721 sq. miles (12.638419 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • White Oak — may refer to:* White oaks, trees in the section Quercus of the Quercus genusPlaces in the United States: * White Oak, Georgia * White Oak, Kentucky * White Oak, Maryland * White Oak, Missouri * White Oak, North Carolina * White Oak, Ohio * White… …   Wikipedia

  • White Oak — ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Orte in den USA: White Oak (Alabama) White Oak (Georgia) White Oak (Iowa) White Oak (Maryland) White Oak (Mississippi) White Oak (Missouri) White Oak (North Carolina) White Oak (Ohio) White Oak (Pennsylvania) White… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • White oak — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white oak — n. 1. any of a number of oaks having leaves with rounded lobes, acorns that mature in one season, whitish or grayish bark, and hard, impervious wood; esp., the American white oak ( Quercus alba) of E North America 2. the wood of any such tree,… …   English World dictionary

  • white oak — white′ oak′ n. 1) pln any of a group of oak trees characterized by leaves with round lobes and acorns that mature in one season, as Quercus alba, of E North America Compare red oak 2) the hard, durable wood of any of these trees • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • white oak — 1. an oak, Quercus alba, of eastern North America, having a light gray to white bark and yielding a hard, durable wood: the state tree of Connecticut and Maryland. 2. any of several other species of oak, as Q. garryana or Q. lobata, of western… …   Universalium

  • white oak — noun any 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 extend beyond the margin of the leaf • Hypernyms: ↑oak, ↑oak tree • Hyponyms: ↑American white oak,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • White Oak — a town in central Maryland, near Washington, D.C. 13,700. * * * ▪ species  any member of a group or subgenus (Leucobalanus) of North American ornamental and timber shrubs and trees of the genus Quercus in the beech family (Fagaceae). White oaks… …   Universalium

  • White Oak — 1 Original name in latin White Oak Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 39.03983 latitude 76.99303 altitude 134 Population 17403 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin White Oak Name in other language… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • white oak — baltasis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Quercus alba), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus alba angl. American white oak; stave oak; white oak vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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