Definition of Iron oak

1. Noun. Small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts.

Exact synonyms: Box White Oak, Brash Oak, Post Oak, Quercus Stellata
Generic synonyms: Oak, Oak Tree



2. Noun. Medium-sized evergreen of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico with oblong leathery often spiny-edged leaves.
Exact synonyms: Canyon Live Oak, Canyon Oak, Maul Oak, Quercus Chrysolepis
Generic synonyms: Live Oak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron Oak

iron horse
iron horses
iron index
iron isotopes
iron lung
iron maiden
iron maidens
iron man
iron manganese tungsten
iron metabolism disorders
iron mine
iron mines
iron mold
iron mould
iron oak (current term)
iron ore
iron out
iron overload
iron oxide
iron oxides
iron perchloride
iron poisoning
iron protoporphyrin
iron putty
iron pyrite
iron pyrites
iron radioisotopes
iron sorbitex
iron sorbitol

Literary usage of Iron oak

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

1. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1799)
"... oak i but I foon found that the iron oak overgrew all the others, ... An iron oak, 2o years old — —— 36 o —— 3 3 Another, of the fame age • 37 o 3 oA ..."

2. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"The iron oak, called also past oak, ... iron oak. Lnt. oblong, smooth, glaucous beneath, deeply and unequally ..."

3. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"In Maryland, and a great part of Virginia, where it abounds, it is called the box white oak, and sometimes the iron oak, and the post oak. ..."

4. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1799)
"An iron oak, 2,0 years old, . 36 o 33 Another, of the fame age, ..370 30 A Lucombe Oak, the fame age, grafted on an ..."

5. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1799)
"... oak i but I foon found that the iron oak overgrew all the others, ... An iron oak, 2o years old — —— 36 o —— 3 3 Another, of the fame age • 37 o 3 oA ..."

6. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"The iron oak, called also past oak, ... iron oak. Lnt. oblong, smooth, glaucous beneath, deeply and unequally ..."

7. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"In Maryland, and a great part of Virginia, where it abounds, it is called the box white oak, and sometimes the iron oak, and the post oak. ..."

8. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1799)
"An iron oak, 2,0 years old, . 36 o 33 Another, of the fame age, ..370 30 A Lucombe Oak, the fame age, grafted on an ..."

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