Definition of Northern red oak

1. Noun. Large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks.

Exact synonyms: Quercus Borealis, Quercus Rubra
Generic synonyms: Red Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Northern Red Oak

northern lapwings
northern lights
northern mammoth
northern oak fern
northern oriole
northern parula
northern phalarope
northern pike
northern pikes
northern pin oak
northern pitch pine
northern pocket gopher
northern porgy
northern raven
northern red-backed vole
northern red oak (current term)
northern screamer
northern scup
northern sea robin
northern shoveler
northern shovelers
northern shrike
northern shrimp
northern shrimps
northern snakehead
northern storm petrel
northern territory
northern white cedar
northern whiting
northern woodsia

Literary usage of Northern red oak

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1. Storms Over the Urban Forest: Planning, Responding, and Regreening by Lisa L. Burban, John W. Anderson (1996)
"Pin oak suffered greater damage than northern red oak, white oak, ... Other authors report northern red oak intermediate in susceptibility to ice damage (1 ..."

2. Country Acres: A Guide to Buying and Managing Rural Property by Lowell L. Klessig (1999)
"northern red oak: Although oaks rarely dominate a woodlot in northern Wisconsin, northern red oak is present in many mixed stands. ..."

3. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"The wood, heavier and stronger than that of the northern red oak, is coarse-grained and porous, reddish-brown in color; the thick sapwood light brown. ..."

4. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"The steady state vegetation was a northern red oak- eastern hemlock-witch hazel type on mesic sites, a northern red oak-white oak-hickory type on ..."

5. Pamphlets on Forestry in North Carolina (1897)
"It is superior in working qualities to that ot the northern red oak or any other of the American red and Msck oaks. In North Carolina, on account of the ..."

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