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 , ...
Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson
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.
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 ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
The American white oak (Quercus alba ), ...
by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright
American White Oak; Quebec Oak.
by John T. Edge
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 the other ...
by André Vanasse, Pierre Drapeau
prepared by being exposed to the elements for a period up to ten years are the best, but even North American white oak casks are excellent. Careful preparations are required before transferring the wine to the barrel. The barrel must be ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill
Nogrth American white oak, and American sweet chesnut 8 ,, Larch, hackmatack, tamaruc and juniper, pitch pine} 7 and English ash .............................. ..... .... .. " Cowdie, American rock elm .................................... .. 6 Baltic and American red pine , ...
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, much ...
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