Definition of Scrub oak

1. Noun. Any of various chiefly American small shrubby oaks often a dominant form on thin dry soils sometimes forming dense thickets.

Definition of Scrub oak

1. Noun. (American English) the popular name of several dwarfish species of oak in the United States. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrub Oak

scrub beefwood
scrub bird
scrub birds
scrub brush
scrub bull
scrub fowl
scrub nurse
scrub oak (current term)
scrub oaks
scrub palmetto
scrub pine
scrub plane
scrub robin
scrub robins
scrub typhus
scrub up
scrub wallabies
scrub wallaby

Literary usage of Scrub oak

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1862)
"Wallace, and had fallen back across some г pen fields to the scrub-oak woods beyond. The advantage of compelling our advance over unpro ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... scrub oak, wild plum and wild cherry. Occasional cottonwoods along streams are the only trees on the plains. The common sage brush artemisia, ..."

3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"scrub oak. 1. Flowering brauch with Immature leaves, (s) s ta ni i na te hl< я, ... scrub oak."

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