black oak


black oak
noun
medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
Hypernyms: ↑oak, ↑oak tree

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noun
1. : any of several American oaks having dark bark or foliage (as blackjack or scarlet oak); especially : a large timber tree (Quercus velutina) of the eastern and central United States that has foliage resembling that of the red oak and a yellow inner bark that is used for tanning — called also quercitron

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1. any of several oak trees, as Quercus velutina, characterized by a blackish bark.
2. the hard, durable wood of such a tree, used for making furniture, floors, etc.
[1625-35, Amer.]

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black oak,
1. a North American oak with dark bark, common in the eastern United States; quercitron.
2. its wood.

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