shingle oak

noun
an oak, Quercus imbricaria, yielding a wood used for shingles, clapboards, etc.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism

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shingle oak

noun
small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles 
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Example sentences
Down came honey locust and small shingle oak trees in carefully selected areas.
Other areas grew up naturally in pin oak and shingle oak.
The site consists mainly of successional oak-hickory forest cover dominated by shingle oak and red cedar.
Areas that are timbered consist primarily of invasive tree species such as elm, hackberry, and shingle oak.
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