Definition of sessile oak in English:

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sessile oak

noun

Another term for durmast oak.
Example sentences
  • We illustrate the method by considering the density of acorns fallen under a sessile oak during one season.
  • Half of the field will be planted with native ash, along with cherry, rowan and hazel trees, sessile oaks and downy birches.
  • The famous sessile oak at Marton, near Macclesfield, is thought to have the thickest trunk of any tree in England and its age is estimated at 1,244.

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Syllabification: ses·sile oak

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