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post oak

noun
1.
any of several American oaks, especially Quercus stellata, the wood of which is used for posts.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65, Americanism
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  • post oak is drought-tolerant and is often used in urban landscaping and to stabilize poor, erodible soils.
  • Control use of the degraded portions of the post oak-blackjack oak barrens.

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