Definition of Quercus macrocarpa

1. Noun. Medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained wood.

Exact synonyms: Bur Oak, Burr Oak, Mossy-cup Oak, Mossycup Oak
Generic synonyms: White Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercus Macrocarpa

Quercus chrysolepis
Quercus coccinea
Quercus ellipsoidalis
Quercus falcata
Quercus garryana
Quercus grosseserrata
Quercus ilex
Quercus ilicifolia
Quercus imbricaria
Quercus incana
Quercus kelloggii
Quercus laevis
Quercus laurifolia
Quercus lobata
Quercus lyrata
Quercus macrocarpa (current term)
Quercus marilandica
Quercus michauxii
Quercus mongolica
Quercus montana
Quercus muehlenbergii
Quercus myrtifolia
Quercus nigra
Quercus nuttalli
Quercus palustris
Quercus petraea
Quercus phellos
Quercus prinoides
Quercus prinus
Quercus robur

Literary usage of Quercus macrocarpa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Quercus macrocarpa Michx. Nomenclature. (Sudworth.) Bur Oak (local and common ... Quercus macrocarpa."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Quercus alba, pedunculata and tinctoria (keep their Quercus macrocarpa (corky ... Quercus macrocarpa. Quercus palustris. Quercus rubra. Quercus velutina. ..."

3. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"During the autumn, the daily loss from the conifers was nearly twice as great as that from the deciduous species, with the exception of Quercus macrocarpa. ..."

4. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1909)
"Quercus macrocarpa. Small, button-like enlargements upon the upper and lower ... Quercus macrocarpa. Round or oval galls growing on the midrib of the leaf. ..."

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