Definition of turkey oak in English:

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turkey oak

Pronunciation: /ˈtəːkiəʊk/


A southern European oak with a domed spreading crown and acorn cups with long outward-pointing scales.
  • Quercus cerris, family Fagaceae.
Example sentences
  • In the northeastern part of the area is a sand ridge supporting a turkey oak.
  • Myrtle oak, turkey oak, and Chapman oak are often so densely spaced that few other plants can grow beneath them.
  • Our hospital has, since its foundation, had as its symbol the turkey oak that was in its grounds.

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