red oak

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typical red oak (Quercus rubra) leaves and acorns

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red oak (countable and uncountable, plural red oaks)

  1. (usually countable) An oak tree with wood of a red tint, with leaves that have pointed lobes, Quercus rubra, native to eastern North America.
  2. (usually countable) A similar tree of any of the many species in Quercus subg. Quercus, section Lobatae, found mostly in North America.
  3. (usually countable, Australia) Carnarvonia araliifolia, a rainforest tree from Australia.
  4. (usually uncountable) Wood from such trees.
  5. Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous snake species found in North America.

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