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red oak

noun
1.
any of several oak trees, as Quercus rubra, or Q. falcata, of North America.
2.
the hard, cross-grained wood of these trees.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for red-oak

red oak

noun
1.
any of several deciduous oak trees, esp Quercus borealis, native to North America, having bristly leaves with triangular lobes and acorns with small cups
2.
the hard cross-grained reddish wood of this tree
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