Definition of Quercus. Meaning of Quercus. Synonyms of Quercus

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Definition of Quercus

Quercus
Quercite Quer"cite, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, C6H7(OH)5, found in acorns, the fruit of the oak (Quercus). It has a sweet taste, and is regarded as a pentacid alcohol.
Quercus
Quercitrin Quer"cit*rin, n. [Cf. F. quercitrin. See Quercitron.] (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the bark of the oak (Quercus) as a bitter citron-yellow crystalline substance, used as a pigment and called quercitron.
Quercus
Quercus Quer"cus, n. [L., an oak.] (Bot.) A genus of trees constituted by the oak. See Oak.

Meaning of Quercus from wikipedia

- group (subgenus Quercus, section Quercus; see List of Quercus species). Inter-section hybrids, except between species of sections Quercus and Mesobal****...
- northern Mexico and Texas Quercus deserticola — # Mexico Quercus diversifoliaMexico Quercus douglasii — blue oak — California Quercus dumosacoastal shrub...
- Quercus robur (Latin quercus, "oak" + robur "strength, hard timber") is the type species of the genus (the species by which the oak genus Quercus is...
- Quercus rubra (syn. Quercus borealis), commonly called northern red oak or champion oak, is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). It is...
- Quercus macrocarpa, the bur oak, sometimes spelled burr oak, is a species of oak in the white oak section Quercus sect. Quercus, native to North America...
- oaks (Quercus subgenus Quercus, section Quercus). Some authors recognize as distinct species the forms others consider to be varieties of Quercus virginiana...
- Quercus nigra, the water oak, is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus sect. Lobatae), native to the eastern and south-central United States, found in...
- naturalized in parts of North America. Quercus acutissima is closely related to the Turkey oak, cl****ified with it in Quercus sect. Cerris, a section of the genus...
- Quercus palustris, the pin oak or swamp Spanish oak, is an oak in the red oak section (Quercus sect. Lobatae). Pin oak is one of the most commonly used...
- Quercus alba, the white oak, is one of the preeminent hardwoods of eastern and central North America. It is a long-lived oak, native to eastern and central...
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