tanbark oak

tanbark oak
noun
evergreen tree of the Pacific coast area having large leathery leaves; yields tanbark
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Lithocarpus, ↑genus Lithocarpus

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noun
: an oak that yields tanbark: as
a. : an evergreen oak (Lithocarpus densiflora) of the Pacific coast area differing from the typical oaks especially in having erect staminate catkins
c. : a black oak (Quercus velutina)

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any oak that yields tanbark, esp. an evergreen oak, Lithocarpus densiflora, of the Pacific coast of North America.
[1880-85, Amer.]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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