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American turkey oak

Definition of the noun american turkey oak

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noun

  1. small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

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).

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

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 ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1842)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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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