laurel oak

laurel oak

noun
1.
an oak, Quercus laurifolia, of the southeastern U.S., found in moist areas and having shiny dark green leaves.

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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laurel oak

noun
1. large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil 
2. small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles [syn: shingle oak
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