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 mature trees shed varying...
- 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...
- America Quercus alienaOriental white oak — eastern Asia Quercus arizonicaArizona white oak — # southwestern U.S., northwestern Mexico Quercus austrina...
- 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...
- Quercus rubra, the northern red oak, is an oak tree in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). It is a native of North America, in the eastern and...
- 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...
- 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 velutina, the eastern black oak or more commonly known as simply black oak, is a species of oak in the red oak (Quercus sect. Lobatae) group....
- Quercus coccinea, the scarlet oak, is an oak in the red oak section Quercus sect. Lobatae. The scarlet oak can be mistaken for the pin oak, the black...
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