Definition of Japanese oak

1. Noun. Oak with moderately light fine-grained wood; Japan.

Exact synonyms: Quercus Grosseserrata, Quercus Mongolica
Group relationships: Genus Quercus, Quercus
Generic synonyms: Oak, Oak Tree



2. Noun. Small evergreen tree of China and Japan.

Japanese Oak Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Japanese Oak Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Oak

Japanese knotweed
Japanese lacquer tree
Japanese lantern
Japanese lanterns
Japanese leaf
Japanese leek
Japanese lilac
Japanese lime
Japanese linden
Japanese maple
Japanese medlar
Japanese millet
Japanese monetary unit
Japanese morning glory
Japanese oak
Japanese oyster
Japanese pagoda tree
Japanese persimmon
Japanese pink
Japanese plum
Japanese poinsettia
Japanese privet
Japanese quince
Japanese radish
Japanese red pine
Japanese river fever
Japanese rose
Japanese sea lion
Japanese slipper

Literary usage of Japanese oak

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

1. Union Labor in Peace and War by Walter V. Woehlke (1918)
"Or it can apply to the Mitsui company for japanese oak cut in Japan by Japanese labor, manufactured in Japanese mills and transported in Japanese steamers. ..."

2. Lumber, Its Manufacture and Distribution by Ralph Clement Bryant (1922)
"Some japanese oak has been imported in recent years through the San Francisco ... japanese oak again appeared in the West Coast markets in 1920 and promises ..."

3. Timber by James Rae Baterden (1908)
"Unlike the American wood, the japanese oak sent over is most accurately sawn. ... Aka Gashi (Q. acuta) is another japanese oak, the timber of which is hard ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in Michigan (1898)
"A japanese oak. East of the Woman's Building. 'Quercus glandulifera Blume. A japanese oak. East of the Woman's Building. *Quercus ilicifolia Wang. ..."

5. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1887)
"... Guérin-Méneville (japanese oak silkworm).—This valuable species, which forms a beautiful cocoon, yellow or green, similar in shape to that of Bombyx ..."

6. Holly, Yew & Box: With Notes on Other Evergreens by William Dallimore, Thomas Moore (1908)
"This is a handsome japanese oak of bush-like habit, with large obovate leaves, dark green and glossy above, and greyish beneath. ..."

7. Holly, Yew & Box: With Notes on Other Evergreens by William Dallimore, Thomas Moore (1908)
"This is a handsome japanese oak of bush-like habit, with large obovate leaves, dark green and glossy above, and greyish beneath. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Japanese oak

Search for Japanese oak on Dictionary.com!Search for Japanese oak on Thesaurus.com!Search for Japanese oak on Google!Search for Japanese oak on Wikipedia!

Search