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{adj: oaken} consisting of or made of wood of the oak tree
"a solid oak table"
"the old oaken bucket"



{n: American turkey oak, turkey oak, Quercus laevis} small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes

{n: American white oak, Quercus alba} large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobes; yields strong and durable hard wood

{n: Arizona white oak, Quercus arizonica} semi-evergreen shrub or small tree of Arizona and New Mexico having acorns with hemispherical cups

{n: California black oak, Quercus kelloggii} large deciduous tree of the Pacific coast having deeply parted bristle-tipped leaves

{n: Chinese cork oak, Quercus variabilis} medium to large deciduous tree of China, Japan, and Korea having thick corky bark

{n: European turkey oak, turkey oak, Quercus cerris} large deciduous tree of central and southern Europe and Asia Minor having lanceolate leaves with spiked lobes

{n: Japanese oak, Lithocarpus glabra, Lithocarpus glaber} small evergreen tree of China and Japan

{n: Oregon white oak, Oregon oak, Garry oak, Quercus garryana} small deciduous tree of western North America with crooked branches and pale grey bark

{n: Spanish oak, Quercus texana} small deciduous tree having the trunk branched almost from the base with spreading branches; Texas and southern Oklahoma

{n: acorn} fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

{n: alpine ash, mountain oak, Eucalyptus delegatensis} tall timber tree with hard heavy pinkish or light brown wood

{n: basket oak, cow oak, Quercus prinus, Quercus montana} medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats

{n: black oak, yellow oak, quercitron, quercitron oak, Quercus velutina} 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

{n: blackjack oak, blackjack, jack oak, Quercus marilandica} a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets

{n: bluejack oak, turkey oak, Quercus incana} small semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly point

{n: chinquapin oak, chinkapin oak, yellow chestnut oak, Quercus muehlenbergii} medium-sized deciduous tree of the eastern United States that yields a strong durable wood

{n: dwarf chinkapin oak, dwarf chinquapin oak, dwarf oak, Quercus prinoides} deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets

{n: holm oak, holm tree, holly-leaved oak, evergreen oak, Quercus ilex} evergreen oak of southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of holly; yields a hard wood

{n: holm oak} hard wood of the holm oak tree

{n: interior live oak, Quercus wislizenii, Quercus wizlizenii} a small shrubby evergreen tree of western North America similar to the coast live oak but occurring chiefly in foothills of mountain ranges removed from the coast; an important part of the chaparral

{n: myrtle oak, seaside scrub oak, Quercus myrtifolia} small evergreen shrub or tree of southeastern United States; often forms almost impenetrable thickets in sandy coastal areas

{n: northern red oak, Quercus rubra, Quercus borealis} large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks

{n: oak chestnut} a tree of the genus Castanopsis

{n: oak, oak tree} a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves
"great oaks grow from little acorns"

{n: overcup oak, Quercus lyrata} medium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United States; acorns deeply immersed in the cup and mature in first year

{n: pin oak, swamp oak, Quercus palustris} 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

{n: post oak, box white oak, brash oak, iron oak, Quercus stellata} small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts

{n: quercitron} a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree

{n: red beech, brown oak, booyong, crow's foot, stave wood, silky elm, Heritiera trifoliolata, Terrietia trifoliolata} large tree of Australasia

{n: scarlet oak, Quercus coccinea} medium-large deciduous tree with a thick trunk found in the eastern United States and southern Canada and having close-grained wood and deeply seven-lobed leaves turning scarlet in autumn

{n: shingle oak, laurel oak, Quercus imbricaria} small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles

{n: silky oak, Grevillea robusta} medium to tall fast-growing tree with orange flowers and feathery bipinnate leaves silky-hairy beneath; eastern Australia

{n: silver oak, Grevillela parallela} small slender tree with usually entire grey-green pendulous leaves and white or cream flowers; northern Australia

{n: southern live oak, Quercus virginiana} medium-sized evergreen native to eastern North America to the east coast of Mexico; often cultivated as shade tree for it wide-spreading crown; extremely hard tough durable wood once used in shipbuilding

{n: southern red oak, swamp red oak, turkey oak, Quercus falcata} large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks; New Jersey to Illinois and southward

{n: swamp chestnut oak, Quercus michauxii} medium to large deciduous tree of moist areas of southeastern United States similar to the basket oak

{n: water oak, possum oak, Quercus nigra} relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil


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