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pin oak

n.
A deciduous oak tree (Quercus palustris) of eastern North America, having horizontal or drooping branches, deeply lobed leaves with sharp tips, and small acorns.

pin′ oak`


n.
an oak, Quercus palustris, having branches that grow in a pyramidal manner and deeply lobed leaves.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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Noun1.pin oak - fast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumnpin oak - fast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn; thrives in damp soil
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
2.pin oak - large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
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Mississippi: The rich deep black alluvial soil which would grow cotton taller than the head of a man on a horse, already one jungle brake one impassable density of brier and cane and vine interlocking the soar of gum and cypress and hickory and pinoak and ash, printed now by the tracks of unalien shapes--bear and deer and panthers and bison and wolves and alligators and the myriad smaller beasts.
CONTACT: Annette Schlegel of PinOak Digital, 1-800-PINOAK-1, or Greg Witchel of Scharff, Witchel & Co.
Charles Mohr closely mirrors Faulkner's "one jungle one brake one impassable density of brier and cane and vine interlocking the soar of gum and cypress and hickory and pinoak and ash" (Big Woods 3):