Definition of Quercus robur

1. Noun. Medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobes; yields hard strong light-colored wood.

Exact synonyms: Common Oak, English Oak, Pedunculate Oak
Generic synonyms: White Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercus Robur

Quercus lyrata
Quercus macrocarpa
Quercus marilandica
Quercus michauxii
Quercus mongolica
Quercus montana
Quercus muehlenbergii
Quercus myrtifolia
Quercus nigra
Quercus nuttalli
Quercus palustris
Quercus petraea
Quercus phellos
Quercus prinoides
Quercus prinus
Quercus robur
Quercus rubra
Quercus sessiliflora
Quercus shumardii
Quercus stellata
Quercus suber
Quercus texana
Quercus vaccinifolia
Quercus variabilis
Quercus velutina
Quercus virginiana
Quercus wislizenii
Quercus wizlizenii
Quervain
Querétaro

Literary usage of Quercus robur

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... Quercus is largely represented in Palestine and Syria, as to the number of individuals and species, seven of which have been found: (1) quercus robur is ..."

2. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views by William Gilpin (1834)
"quercus robur, the English Oak; a well known tall deciduous tree ; native of ... The most valuable variety of the quercus robur, or common oak, is said, ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"Obtained by distilling bruised acorns, the fruit of quercus robur and Q. pedunculata ( Willd.), after maceration with water. — Buttery, lighter than water ..."

4. Remarks on Forest Scenery and Other Woodland Views by William Gilpin (1834)
"quercus robur, the English Oak; a well known tall deciduous tree ; native of ... The most valuable variety of the quercus robur, or common oak, is said, ..."

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