Definition of Roble

1. Noun. Large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens.

Exact synonyms: Platymiscium Trinitatis
Generic synonyms: Quira



2. Noun. Tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns.

Definition of Roble

1. n. The California white oak (Quercus lobata).

Definition of Roble

1. an oak tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roble

robin
robin's-egg blue
robin's plantain
robin redbreast
robin redbreasts
robinet
robing
robings
robinia
robinias
robins
robinsonade
robinsonades
robinsonite
robiola
roble (current term)
roble beech
robles
robo-
robocall
robocalls
robofish
robofishes
roboid
roboids
robolo
roborant
roborants
roborate
roboration

Literary usage of Roble

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1. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"The roble chimneys also fell, but without hitting anybody. ... The original Museum, being like roble of reinforced concrete, had also escaped serious injury ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"Of still more colossal size than the roble. Wood fissile, but well adapted for staves; it is finer in grain than that of F. obliqua, and much used for ..."

3. A Geognostical Essay on the Superposition of Rocks in Both Hemispheres by Alexander von Humboldt (1823)
"Alto del roble, north-west of Santa Fe de Bogota). We know no other secondary rock below the sandstone of New Grenada. It contains caverns (Fa- ..."

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