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Definition of the noun american turkey oak
What does american turkey oak mean as a name of something?
- small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Quercus catesbaei / species Quercus catesbaei / Quercus catesbaei rappii / form Quercus catesbaei rappii / Quercus catesbaei nigra / variety Quercus catesbaei nigra / Quercus laevis lineariloba / form Quercus laevis lineariloba / Quercus laevis rappii / form Quercus laevis rappii / Quercus laevis
- synonym of American turkey oak: turkey oak
- more generic terms: oak / oak tree = a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
American Turkey Oak, Barren Scrub Oak, Forked- leaved Black Jack Oak Cerne. Bitter, Iron, Mossy-cupped, Turkey, or Wainscot Oak Cerris var. Fulhamensis. Fulham Oak Cerris var. Lucombeana (Q. exoniensis).
The American Turkey oak is Q. Catesbaei of the southeastern United States. Its wood is useful chiefly for fuel. Q. digitata, the Spanish oak, is also sometimes locally called Turkey oak.— '' oak. See #' oak. See white oak, below.—White oak ...
Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described : with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts : and with Engravings of Nearly All Species
452; iron Oak, Box White Oak, American Turkey Oak (so called, because the acorns, whlch are sweet, are eaten by the wild turkeys), upland white Oak, Amer. En rntvings. Michx. Quer., No. 1. t. 1.; N. Amer. Syl., l. t. 9.; the plate of this tree in Arb.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
The American Turkey oak is Q. Catesbtei of the southeastern United States. Its wood is useful chiefly for fuel. ','. digitata, the Spanish oak, is also sometimes locally called Turkey oak.— Valparaiso oak. see lite-oak.— Weeping oak. See white ...
a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
The American Turkey oak is Q. Catesbcei of the southeastern United States. Its wood 1b useful chiefly for fuel. Q. falcata, the Spanish oak, is also sometimes locally called Turkey oak. — Valparaiso oak. See live-oak.— weeping oak. See white ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
The American Turkey oak is Q. Catesbaei of the southeastern ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
The American Turkey oak is Q. Catesbaei of the southeastern United States. Its wood is useful chiefly for fuel. Q. digitata, the Spanish oak, is also sometimes locally called Turkey oak.-Valparaíso oak. See live-oak.—Weeping oak. See white ...
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