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willow oak

noun
1.
an oak, Quercus phellos, of the southwestern U.S., having entire, narrow leaves, yielding a hard, heavy wood used in the construction of buildings.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10, Americanism
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  • willow oak is long lived and fast growing, and it is widely planted as a landscape tree.
Encyclopedia Article for willow oak

any of several species of North American ornamental and timber trees belonging to the red oak group of the genus Quercus, in the beech family (Fagaceae), which have willowlike leaves.

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