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swamp white oak

noun
1.
an oak, Quercus bicolor, of eastern North America, yielding a hard, heavy wood used in shipbuilding, for making furniture, etc.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25, Americanism
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  • Dominant trees include silver maple, and bur, pin and swamp white oak.
  • Tree species which dominate the habitat includes silver maple with some red ash, swamp white oak, and slippery elm.

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