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shingle oak

noun
1.
an oak, Quercus imbricaria, yielding a wood used for shingles, clapboards, etc.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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  • 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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