Definition of Swamp white oak

1. Noun. Large deciduous oak of the eastern United States with a flaky bark and leaves that have fewer lobes than other white oaks; yields heavy strong wood used in construction; thrives in wet soil.

Exact synonyms: Quercus Bicolor, Swamp Oak
Generic synonyms: White Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp White Oak

swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit
swamp red oak
swamp rose mallow
swamp sparrow
swamp sunflower
swamp white oak (current term)
swamp willow
swamped
swamper
swampers
swamphen
swamphens
swampier
swampiest
swampily
swampiness
swampinesses
swamping
swampings
swampish

Literary usage of Swamp white oak

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1. The Sylva Americana: Or, A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the by Daniel Jay Browne (1832)
"This species is known in the United States only by the name of swamp white oak, which indicates at once the soil which it prefers and its analogy to the ..."

2. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"THE swamp white oak The swamp white oak is a rugged and ragged tree, with drooping branches and crooked twigs, covered with greyish brown bark which peels ..."

3. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"THE swamp white oak The swamp white oak is a rugged and ragged tree, with drooping branches and crooked twigs, covered with greyish brown bark which peels ..."

4. Our Native Trees and how to Identify Them: A Popular Study of Their Habits by Harriet Louise Keeler (1900)
"The famous Wadsworth oak, so named from the estate on which it grew, was a Swamp White Oak. ... swamp white oak ..."

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