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.

Exact synonyms: Basket Oak, Cow Oak, Quercus Montana
Generic synonyms: Chestnut Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercus Prinus

Quercus lobata
Quercus lyrata
Quercus macrocarpa
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 (current term)
Quercus robur
Quercus rubra
Quercus sessiliflora
Quercus shumardii
Quercus stellata
Quercus suber
Quercus texana
Quercus vaccinifolia
Quercus variabilis
Quercus velutina
Quercus virginiana
Quercus wislizenii
Quercus wizlizenii
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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. ..."

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