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chestnut oak

Syllabification: chest·nut oak

Definition of chestnut oak in English:

noun

A North American oak that has leaves resembling those of the chestnut.
  • Genus Quercus, family Fagaceae: several species, in particular Q. montana (or Q. prinus) of the eastern US
Example sentences
  • Data were collected from red maple, chestnut oak, and scarlet oak seedlings on the burned site and an unburned reference site.
  • Red maple, chestnut oak, and scarlet oak are all abundant in the seedling layer.
  • In fact, after a chestnut oak in Connecticut, it was the second tree ever to be officially nominated for national champion status.

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