white oak

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a white oak (Quercus alba)

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white oak (countable and uncountable, plural white oaks)

  1. (usually countable} An oak tree with rounded leaf lobes and relatively pale wood, native to eastern North America, Quercus alba.
  2. (usually countable) A similar oak tree in a subgenus, Quercus subg. Quercus, especially section Quercus.
  3. (usually countable) Lagunaria patersonia, the Queensland white oak.
  4. (usually uncountable) The wood of such trees.

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