Definition of Quercus prinus
1. Noun. Medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercus Prinus
Literary usage of Quercus prinus
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1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Quercus prinus Linn. Nomenclature. (Sudworth.) Chestnut Oak (local and com- Tanbark Oak (NC). Rock Oak (NY, Del., Pa.). Mountain Oak (Ala.). ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Quercus prinus L. Rock Chestnut Oak. Fig- I535- Quercus prinus L. Sp. PI. 996. 1753. ... Quercus prinus acuminata Michx. Hist. Chen. Am. no. 5. fi. S. 1801. ..."
3. A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of by David Bailie Warden (1819)
"Oak, chestnut-leaved white, Quercus prinus, in rich low land. Oak, chinquapin, Quercus prinus pumila, in the upper country. ..."