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durmast oak Line breaks: dur|mast oak
Pronunciation: /ˈdəːmɑːst/

Definition of durmast oak in English:


Another term for sessile oak.
Example sentences
  • Get through the few fields near the village and slowly enter into a wood of durmast oaks, turkey oaks and hornbeam.
  • By contrast, the acorns of durmast oak are either stalkless or have very short stalks less than 0.3 cm. long, and it is this sessile feature which gives this species its common name.
  • Turning to trees, you'll see holm oaks and durmast oaks, chestnut trees, beeches, the occasional poplar, and maritime pines.


Late 18th century: durmast perhaps originally an error for dunmast, from dun1 + mast2.

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