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Oldfieldia AfricanaOak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D.
eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus. The oaks
have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and
staminate flowers in catkins. The fruit is a smooth nut,
called an acorn, which is more or less inclosed in a
scaly involucre called the cup or cupule. There are now
recognized about three hundred species, of which nearly
fifty occur in the United States, the rest in Europe,
Asia, and the other parts of North America, a very few
barely reaching the northern parts of South America and
Africa. Many of the oaks form forest trees of grand
proportions and live many centuries. The wood is usually
hard and tough, and provided with conspicuous medullary
rays, forming the silver grain.
2. The strong wood or timber of the oak.
Note: Among the true oaks in America are:
Barren oak, or
Black-jack, Q. nigra.
Basket oak, Q. Michauxii.
Black oak, Q. tinctoria; -- called also yellow or
Bur oak (see under Bur.), Q. macrocarpa; -- called also
over-cup or mossy-cup oak.
Chestnut oak, Q. Prinus and Q. densiflora.
Chinquapin oak (see under Chinquapin), Q. prinoides.
Coast live oak, Q. agrifolia, of California; -- also
Live oak (see under Live), Q. virens, the best of all
for shipbuilding; also, Q. Chrysolepis, of California.
Pin oak. Same as Swamp oak.
Post oak, Q. obtusifolia.
Red oak, Q. rubra.
Scarlet oak, Q. coccinea.
Scrub oak, Q. ilicifolia, Q. undulata, etc.
Shingle oak, Q. imbricaria.
Spanish oak, Q. falcata.
Swamp Spanish oak, or
Pin oak, Q. palustris.
Swamp white oak, Q. bicolor.
Water oak, Q. aguatica.
Water white oak, Q. lyrata.
Willow oak, Q. Phellos. Among the true oaks in Europe
Bitter oak, or
Turkey oak, Q. Cerris (see Cerris).
Cork oak, Q. Suber.
English white oak, Q. Robur.
Holly oak, or
Holm oak, Q. Ilex.
Kermes oak, Q. coccifera.
Nutgall oak, Q. infectoria.
Note: Among plants called oak, but not of the genus
African oak, a valuable timber tree (Oldfieldia
Australian, or She, oak, any tree of the genus
Casuarina (see Casuarina).
Indian oak, the teak tree (see Teak).
Jerusalem oak. See under Jerusalem.
New Zealand oak, a sapindaceous tree (Alectryon
Poison oak, the poison ivy. See under Poison. Oldfieldia AfricanaTeak Teak, n. [Malayalm tekku.] (Bot.)
A tree of East Indies (Tectona grandis) which furnishes an
extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for
shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the
tree. [Written also teek.]
African teak, a tree (Oldfieldia Africana) of Sierra
Leone; also, its very heavy and durable wood; -- called
also African oak.
New Zeland teak, a large tree (Vitex littoralis) of New
Zeland; also, its hard, durable timber.
Meaning of Africana from wikipedia
by Chaino Africana
De Sio "Africana
", song by Romanian singer Delia Matache Encyclopedia
- The African
), also known
as the African savanna
elephant, is the largest living terrestrial
animal, with bulls
to: Acatochaeta africana
, a picture-winged fly species Actophilornis africana
, the African
jacana, a bird species Afzelia africana
- P. africana
to: Plukenetia africana
, a shrub found
in South Africa Parachanna africana Paralomis africana
, a king crab species found
- Hydnora africana
is an achlorophyllous plant
in the subfamily
to southern Africa
that is parasitic
on the roots
- Smaragdesthes africana
is a species
of flower beetle belonging
to the family
Scarabaeidae. Smaragdesthes africana
- Voacanga africana
is a small
to tropical Africa belonging
to the family Apocynaceae
to 6 m (20 ft) in height
and bears leaves
- Africana philosophy
is the work of philosophers
of African descent
and others whose
with the subject matter
of the African
womanism" is a term coined
in the late 1980s by Clenora
as an ideology applicable
to all women
descent. It is...
studies, black studies
or Africology, in US education, is the multidisciplinary study
of the histories, politics
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