Definition of Silk oak

1. Noun. Any of several Australian timber trees having usually fernlike foliage and mottled wood used in cabinetry and veneering.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silk Oak

siliquas
silique
siliques
siliquiform
siliquosa
siliquose
siliquous
siliqyiform
silk
silk-cotton tree
silk-screen printing
silk cotton
silk gland
silk hat
silk oak (current term)
silk screen print
silk stocking
silk tree
silk vine
silk wood
silkaline
silkalines
silke
silked
silken
silkened
silkening
silkenly
silkens

Literary usage of Silk oak

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1. Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by American supplement, Encyclopaedia britannica (1886)
"... trees to raise silk ; oak, evergreen oaic, elm, ash, and poplar trees, with other kinds of trees ; with useful and fragrant plants, clover, flax, hemp, ..."

2. All about Hawaii (1912)
"Of the shade trees that have been successfully used for street planting in Honolulu, the following deserve special mention : Monkeypod, Siris Tree, silk oak ..."

3. Manual of Physical Geography of Australia by Henry Beresford de la Poer Wall (1883)
"A few species are of considerable sizeā€”as, for instance, grevillea robusta, the beautiful silk oak of Queensland, which chooses the scrubby areas along the ..."

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