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Q macrocarpaOak 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.
Meaning of Macrocarpa from wikipedia
- that extended
to the continental
shelf. Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
is a medium-sized coniferous evergreen
tree, which often becomes
- Quercus macrocarpa
, the bur oak, sometimes spelled
burr oak, is a species
of oak in the white
oak section Quercus
sect. Quercus, native
- Carissa macrocarpa
is a shrub native
Africa. It is commonly known
as the Natal
plum and, in South
Africa, the large
num-num. In Zulu, as well...
- Oenothera macrocarpa
, the bigfruit evening
primrose, Ozark sundrop
or Missouri evening
primrose, is a species
of flowering plant
in the evening
- Eucalyptus macrocarpa
, commonly known
as mottlecah, is a species
that is endemic
to the south-west of Western
Australia. It has smooth
- Phaleria macrocarpa
dewa, God's crown, pau) is a dense evergreen
to Indonesia. It is found
in tropical areas
of New Guinea...
- Species: A. muricata Binomial
name Annona muricata
L. Synonyms Annona macrocarpa
cr****iflora Mart. Guanab**** muricatus
, large-fruited in Latin, may refer
to: Alsomitra macrocarpa
, a tropical climber
with wing-like seeds. Crataegus
, a hybrid
- Huernia macrocarpa
is a colorful succulent plant related
to the milkweeds. It grows
to a height
of a few inches, extending
arms and dark...
- Alsomitra macrocarpa
(Latin for '"grove mitre/fillet" and "large-fruited"') or the Javan
cu****ber is a gourd-bearing liana, belonging
to the pumpkin
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