Definition of live oak in English:

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live oak


A large, spreading, evergreen North American oak, which typically supports a large quantity of Spanish moss and other epiphytes.
  • Quercus virginiana, family Fagaceae.
Example sentences
  • Winding roads are bordered by palmettos, crape myrtle and live oaks draped with Spanish moss.
  • The cemetery, with its sculptures, Spanish moss, live oaks and dahlias, has an other worldly atmosphere.
  • In the northeastern part of the area is a sand ridge supporting turkey oak, sand live oak, wax myrtle, Chapman oak, and longleaf pine.

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