Definition of Dwarf oak

1. Noun. Deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Oak

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Literary usage of Dwarf oak

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1. Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of Ancient Nineveh by Claudius James Rich (1836)
"... of Persia—Fine scenery—Guard house—Beautiful country—The Pass of Peri i Zen — Stony ascent—Woods of dwarf oak—Caravanserai — Valley of Arjoon—Beautiful ..."

2. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"dwarf oak.—California. This is a common dwarf oak in Southern California. No. 302. Castanea vesca, L., var. Americana, Gr.—American Chestnut. ..."

3. Journal of a Few Months' Residence in Portugal and Glimpses of the South of by Dorothy Wordsworth Quillinan, Edmund Lee (1895)
"Serra de Gerez: the way thus drops crookedly through wilds of tall heather, intermingled with dwarf-oak, going sheer down in places as if much ploughed by ..."

4. The Elements of Forestry: Designed to Afford Information Concerning the by Franklin Benjamin Hough (1882)
"... Palmer's dwarf oak. ... pumila, dwarf oak. " hypoleuca. 2. Seeds maturing the second year: (a.) Leaves deciduous. ..."

5. Bible Lands: Their Modern Customs and Manners Illustrative of Scripture. by Henry John Van-Lennep (1875)
"The stunted or dwarf oak covers many a tract of hilly country. It grows to the height of some eight to twenty feet, never attaining any degree of thickness. ..."

6. In Unknown China: A Record of the Observations, Adventures and Experiences by Samuel Pollard (1921)
"As we climbed higher up among the hills we passed several groves of dwarf oak-trees. These dwarf oak-trees are a feature of many of the hills of West China. ..."

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