shingle-oak

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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