Definition of Overcup oak
1. Noun. Medium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United States; acorns deeply immersed in the cup and mature in first year.
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Literary usage of Overcup oak
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1. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"Mass, and Long Island, also overcup oak, pg. 138, also Basket Oak, pg. 141, westward only to sw Ind. and se Mo. 28. I. While Oak, pg. ..."
2. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"The overcup oak bears acorns plentifully at intervals of o or 4 years, ... The overcup oak has a tap-root and many rather deeply seated lateral roots. ..."
3. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"For some purposes, for example, the woods of the cow oak, overcup oak, post oak, bur oak or swamp oak are as good as those of the white oak; ..."
4. The Elements of Forestry: Designed to Afford Information Concerning the by Franklin Benjamin Hough (1882)
"lyrata, Southern overcup oak. " bicolor (Michauxii), Swamp white oak. " prinus, Rock-chestnut cak. ..."