white oak

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a white oak (Quercus alba)


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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