Definition of She-oak

1. Noun. Any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina.

Group relationships: Genus Casuarina
Generic synonyms: Casuarina



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Lexicographical Neighbors of She-oak

she-
she-bear
she-bears
she-bop
she-cat
she-cats
she-devil
she-devils
she-dog
she-goat
she-goats
she-male
she-males
she-oak (current term)
she-wolf
she-wolves
she could be his mother
shea
sheading
sheadings
sheaf
sheafed
sheafier
sheafiest
sheafing
sheafless

Literary usage of She-oak

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

1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"24: u Casuarina torulosa, the she-oak. The young fruit and young shoots afford an agreeable acid by chewing, which allays thirst." 1835. ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The second species has obtained the name of He-oak in contradistinction of she-oak, as if they constituted one dioecious plant, the one male and the other ..."

3. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"She Oak.—Plains.—Remarkable Impression.—Sawyer's Huts.—Inn. HOBART Town, the capital of Tasmania or Van Diemens Land, is beautifully situated on undulating ..."

4. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"She Oak.—Plains.—Remarkable Impression.—Sawyer's Huta.—Inn. HOBART Town, the capital of Tasmania or Van Diemens Land, is beautifully situated on undulating ..."

5. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"She Oak.—Plains.—Remarkable Impression.—Sawyer's Huts.—Inn. HOBART Town, the capital of Tasmania or Van Diemens Land, is beautifully situated on undulating ..."

6. Forestry Handbook by R. Dalrymple Hay, Joseph Henry Maiden (1917)
"The origin of the name " She Oak " has from time to time given rise to discussion, but it is quite clear. The aborigines name the Casuarina She-look, ..."

7. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"Also known as " Swamp- Oak, Desert" or " River She Oak." Aborig. ... Known also as " Beefwood," " She Oak," " Botany-bay," " River," and " Mountain Oak. ..."

8. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"Also known as "Swamp- Oak, Desert " or " River She Oak." Aborig. ... Known also as " Beefwood," " She Oak," " Botany-bay," " River," and " Mountain Oak. ..."

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