Definition of Blackjack oak

1. Noun. A common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets.

Exact synonyms: Blackjack, Jack Oak, Quercus Marilandica
Generic synonyms: Scrub Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackjack Oak

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blackholes
blackhouse
blackhouses
blackie
blackies
blacking
blackings
blackish
blackish-gray antshrike
blackish-gray antshrikes
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blackishness
blackism
blackjack
blackjack oak (current term)
blackjacked
blackjacking
blackjacks
blackland
blacklands
blacklead
blackleads
blackleg
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blackless
blackletter
blackletters
blacklight
blacklights

Literary usage of Blackjack oak

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

1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"Where the soil is poor and sandy as in southern Mecklenburg, there is a reoccurrence of the pine, post oak, and blackjack oak growth, with the pine as an ..."

2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica). Southern New York, westward to Kansas and southward into Texas. Color, dark, rich brown. Wood, heavy, hard and strong, ..."

3. Observations on Forest Scenery by William Gilpin (1834)
"This tree is, in certain districts of America, known by the name of the jack, or blackjack oak; we must therefore take care not to confound it with the ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"... whose parasite the Spanish moss gives it so funereal an appearance; the blackjack oak (Q. nigra), whose wide-spreading roots form a corduroy network, ..."

5. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"Where the soil is poor and sandy as in southern Mecklenburg, there is a reoccurrence of the pine, post oak, and blackjack oak growth, with the pine as an ..."

6. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica). Southern New York, westward to Kansas and southward into Texas. Color, dark, rich brown. Wood, heavy, hard and strong, ..."

7. Observations on Forest Scenery by William Gilpin (1834)
"This tree is, in certain districts of America, known by the name of the jack, or blackjack oak; we must therefore take care not to confound it with the ..."

8. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"... whose parasite the Spanish moss gives it so funereal an appearance; the blackjack oak (Q. nigra), whose wide-spreading roots form a corduroy network, ..."

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