Definition of Quercus velutina

1. Noun. Medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped.

Exact synonyms: Black Oak, Quercitron, Quercitron Oak, Yellow Oak
Generic synonyms: Oak, Oak Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercus Velutina

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
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Literary usage of Quercus velutina

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

1. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"(quercus velutina) Seventy to 80 or even 150 feet high. The outer bark is very rough, bumpy and blackish; inner bark yellow. This yields a yellow dye called ..."

2. The timber trees, timber and fancy woods, as also, the forests of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"quercus velutina. Grows in Burmah and the Tenasserim provinces. It affords useful timber though inferior to English oak. duration of its sleepers has been ..."

3. Report (1905)
"On the top of the hill are found:— Quercus rubra, quercus velutina, Quercus alba, ... On the east facing slope we find Quercus rubra, quercus velutina, ..."

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