American white oak
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Definition of the noun american white oak
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- large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobes; yields strong and durable hard wood
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Quercus alba alba / form Quercus alba alba / Quercus alba latiloba / form Quercus alba latiloba / Quercus alba pinnatifida / form Quercus alba pinnatifida / Quercus alba repanda / form Quercus alba repanda / Quercus alba sublyrata / form Quercus alba sublyrata / Quercus alba viridis / form Quercus alba viridis / Quercus alba heterophylla / variety Quercus alba heterophylla / variety Quercus alba latiloba / Quercus alba longigemma / variety Quercus alba longigemma / Quercus alba microcarpa / variety Quercus alba microcarpa / variety Quercus alba pinnatifida / variety Quercus alba repanda / Quercus alba ryderi / variety Quercus alba ryderi / Quercus alba subcaerulea / variety Quercus alba subcaerulea / Quercus alba subflavea / variety Quercus alba subflavea / Quercus candida / species Quercus candida / Quercus nigrescens / species Quercus nigrescens / Quercus ramosa / species Quercus ramosa / Quercus repanda / species Quercus repanda / Quercus retusa / species Quercus retusa / Quercus alba
- more generic term: white oak = any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
- 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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The most famous of oaks, doubtless is the typical British species, but the American white oak is a close second. Perhaps these two might be hybridized. If the hybrid thus produced were by any chance to show the capacity for rapid growth that ...
Embracing All the Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, and the Use of Mineral, Vegetable and Animal Manures ... by Gouverneur Emerson
The American white oak is 70 or 80 feet high, and 6 or 7 feet in diameter; but its proportions vary with the soil and climate. The excellent properties of the white oak for the construction of houses, ships. and almost innumerable other purposes , ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
American white oak [Quercus alba] one of a number of similar species of North American hardwood used for flooring and other hardwearing applications. bog oak ordinary oak which has been immersed in ponds, rivers, wet land, etc. for up to ...
The Farmer's Encyclopedia (1844)
And Dictionary of Rural Affairs; Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry
The American white oak is ...
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
The American white oak (Quercus alba), a large tree of rather rapid growth and tough, hard, strong, close-grained wood, is one of the most valuable of timber trees.
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson
American White Oak ; Quebec Oak. 11., cntkins s on er. rfn, cu hemisphericalsaucer-shard, rough or tubercled at maturity, na ed, ...
Volume 7: Foodways by John T. Edge
The wood used for barrels is typically American white oak from Arkansas or Missouri. The beverage known today as bourbon whiskey emerged in the mid- 19th century, although the name was in use a few decades earlier. Its antecedents are ...
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