Definition of Oak tree
1. Noun. A deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves. "Great oaks grow from little acorns"
Terms within: Acorn
Group relationships: Genus Quercus, Quercus
Terms within: Oak
Specialized synonyms: Live Oak, White Oak, European Turkey Oak, Quercus Cerris, Turkey Oak, Quercus Coccinea, Scarlet Oak, Jack Oak, Northern Pin Oak, Quercus Ellipsoidalis, Red Oak, Evergreen Oak, Holly-leaved Oak, Holm Oak, Holm Tree, Quercus Ilex, Laurel Oak, Quercus Imbricaria, Shingle Oak, Bluejack Oak, Quercus Incana, Turkey Oak, California Black Oak, Quercus Kelloggii, American Turkey Oak, Quercus Laevis, Turkey Oak, Laurel Oak, Pin Oak, Quercus Laurifolia, Overcup Oak, Quercus Lyrata, Scrub Oak, Japanese Oak, Quercus Grosseserrata, Quercus Mongolica, Chestnut Oak, Possum Oak, Quercus Nigra, Water Oak, Nuttall Oak, Nuttall's Oak, Quercus Nuttalli, Pin Oak, Quercus Palustris, Swamp Oak, Quercus Phellos, Willow Oak, Box White Oak, Brash Oak, Iron Oak, Post Oak, Quercus Stellata, Cork Oak, Quercus Suber, Quercus Texana, Spanish Oak, Chinese Cork Oak, Quercus Variabilis, Black Oak, Quercitron, Quercitron Oak, Quercus Velutina, Yellow Oak
Generic synonyms: Tree
Definition of Oak tree
1. Noun. A tree of the genus ''Quercus'', bearing acorns and having lobed leaves. ¹
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Literary usage of Oak tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"... to a white-oak tree 30 inches in diameter, blazed as above; thence north 28 degrees 30 minutes east for 2485 feet, to a pine tree 30 inches in diameter, ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"OREGON OAK. Tree, to 80, rarely to 100 ft., with wide-spreading branches, sometimes shrubby: bark light gray: Ivs. obovate, pinnatifid, with broad, obtuse, ..."
3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1873)
"... that is to say: beginning at a large red oak tree, standing about half a mile south of an island in a pond called the North pond, which is the northerly ..."
4. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and by James Balfour Paul (1893)
"Arg. an oak tree growing out of the middle base ppr. surmounted of a fess az. charged ... Arg. an oak tree eradicated and lying fess - ways ppr. between two ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Wilhelm Miller, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"OREGON OAK. Tree, to 80, rarely to 100 ft., with wide-spreading branches, sometimes shrubby; bark light gray: Ivs. obovate, ..."