Definition of pin oak in English:

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pin oak

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A North American oak with deeply lobed, toothed leaves. Its dead branches remain in position and resemble pegs fixed in the trunk.
  • Quercus palustris
Example sentences
  • While oak wilt is a problem in many states, it is still isolated enough to allow you to consider the pin oak a good option for planting when you have the right spot with the right conditions.
  • The one pin oak that remains is a dwarf compared to its possible counterpart growing by Strouble's Creek in good lush, undisturbed soil.
  • This condition is most common in pin oak and silver maple but can occur in many other tree and shrub species.

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