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chestnut oak

noun
1.
any of several North American oaks, as Quercus prinus, having serrate or dentate leaves resembling those of the chestnut.
Origin of chestnut oak
1695-1705
1695-1705, Americanism
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  • In the higher ridge areas chestnut oak trees dominate.
  • The relatively undisturbed forest of the ridge top includes one of the best chestnut oak stands in the region.
  • Timber type is predominantly mixed hardwoods with southwestern slopes harboring chestnut oak forests.

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