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water oak

noun
1.
an oak, Quercus nigra, of the southern U.S., growing chiefly along streams and swamps.
2.
any of several other American oaks of similar habit.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90, Americanism
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  • The area boasts beautiful mature hardwoods, including cypress, sweet gum and red and water oak.
  • Development of coppice regeneration in water oak plantation subjected to two thinning intensities.

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