Definition of Chestnut oak

1. Noun. An oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees.




Definition of Chestnut oak

1. Noun. A species of oak tree native to the eastern USA, with taxonomic name ''Quercus prinus''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chestnut Oak

chesthair
chesticles
chestier
chestiest
chestily
chesting
chestless
chestlike
chestnut-backed antshrike
chestnut-backed antshrikes
chestnut-bark disease
chestnut-flanked sparrowhawk
chestnut blight
chestnut canker
chestnut oak (current term)
chestnut oaks
chestnut rail
chestnut rails
chestnut teal
chestnut teals
chestnut tree
chestnut trees
chestnutlike
chestnuts
chestnutty
chests
chests of drawers
chestsful
chesty

Literary usage of Chestnut oak

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

1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Swamp chestnut oak (NC). Locality. Maine to Georgia, westward intermittently to Kentucky and Alabama. Best development in southern Alleghany Mountain region ..."

2. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"The leading forra is SWAMP chestnut oak, in low grounds ... YELLOW chestnut oak of rich rather dry soil through the interior, mostly of the Middle States, ..."

3. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"chestnut oak becomes a tree of economic consideration. There is not so much hickory us in the oak forests of the central portion of the state this group ..."

4. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"THE chestnut oak The chestnut oak has leaves which are much like those of the chestnut tree. They are larger, and wider, however, and have rounded lobes at ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Swamp chestnut-oak. 22. Quercus Prinus L. Rock chestnut oak. ... limestone ridges, Vermont and Ontario to Minnesota, Nebraska, Alabama chestnut-oak. ..."

6. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"THE chestnut oak The chestnut oak has leaves which are much like those of the chestnut tree. They are larger, and wider, however, and have rounded lobes at ..."

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