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Definition of Scarlet oak
Scarlet oakScarlet Scar"let, a.
Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread.
Scarlet admiral (Zo["o]l.), the red admiral. See under
Red. -- Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean (Phaseolus
multiflorus) having scarlet flowers; scarlet runner.
Scarlet fever (Med.), a contagious febrile disease
characterized by inflammation of the fauces and a scarlet
rash, appearing usually on the second day, and ending in
desquamation about the sixth or seventh day.
Scarlet fish (Zo["o]l.), the telescope fish; -- so called
from its red color. See under Telescope.
Scarlet ibis (Zo["o]l.) See under Ibis.
Scarlet maple (Bot.), the red maple. See Maple.
Scarlet mite (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
bright red carnivorous mites found among grass and moss,
especially Thombidium holosericeum and allied species.
The young are parasitic upon spiders and insects.
Scarlet oak (Bot.), a species of oak (Quercus coccinea)
of the United States; -- so called from the scarlet color
of its leaves in autumn.
Scarlet runner (Bot.), the scarlet bean.
Scarlet tanager. (Zo["o]l.) See under Tanager. Scarlet oakOak 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 Scarlet oak from wikipedia
- 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 oak
, or occasionally...
- Scarlet Oaks
is a large
and historic residence
in the Clifton neighborhood
of Cincinnati, Ohio, United
in 1867, it was designed
of the oak
forests. In eastern North
America, rare species
of oak trees include scarlet oak
(Quercus coccinea), ****apin oak
- 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 landscaping oaks
a mountain brook
with a waterfall, fishing
in the Ramapo
River, Scarlet Oak
Reservoir, and tent camping. Trails connect
to the network...
- The acorn, or oaknut, is the nut of the oaks
and their close relatives
and Lithocarpus, in the family
****aceae). It usually contains
- chestnut oak
(Quercus prinus), northern
(Quercus rubra), eastern black oak
(Quercus velutina), white oak
, (Quercus alba), and scarlet oak
- sometimes white oak
(Quercus alba) or scarlet oak
(Quercus coccinea). Varying amounts
and pines result
forests, mixed oak
-pine forests, or...
- Quercus candicans
— Mexico Quercus castanea
— # Mexico Quercus coccinea
— scarlet oak
— eastern North America Quercus coccolobifolia
— Mexico Quercus
- nigra) and butternut
(J. cinerea); scarlet oak
(Quercus coccinea), southern
(Q. falcata), and ****apin oak
(Q. muehlenbergii); red maple
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