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

- of oak trees include scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea), ****apin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii), and post oak (Quercus stellata). The leaves and acorns of...
- 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...
- North America Quercus × bebbiana — Bebb's oak — northeastern North America Quercus berberidifoliaCalifornia shrub oak — # California Quercus bicolor —...
- 20–40 m (66–131 ft) tall, in the white oak section of the genus (Quercus sect. Quercus) and similar to the pedunculate oak, Q. robur, with which it overlaps...
- 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...
- Quercus montana, the chestnut oak, is a species of oak in the white oak group, Quercus sect. Quercus. It is native to the eastern United States, where...
- native to eastern North America. It is in the white oak section, Quercus sect. Quercus, and is also called mossycup oak, mossycup white oak, blue oak,...
- Quercus pubescens, the downy oak or pubescent oak, is a species of white oak (genus Quercus sect. Quercus) native to southern Europe and southwest Asia...
- Quercus velutina, the black oak, is a species of oak in the red oak group (Quercus sect. Lobatae), native and widespread in eastern and central North America...