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native oak

(Austral) another name for casuarina
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  • They are all true men, stout of heart and strong of limb, as if made of their native oak.

    Boscobel: or, the royal oak William Harrison Ainsworth
  • There is a forest, too, of native oak, and a chasse such as royalty never owned!'

  • The interior he caused to be entirely remodeled, and finished in native oak.

    The Story of Cooperstown Ralph Birdsall
  • It has a much thinner, more even bark than that of our native oak, and of a black colour.

  • Foreign timber—deal painted—was for the first time used instead of native oak, and the wood-work was given to an Ambleside man.

    The Church of Grasmere Mary L. Armitt

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