mossy-cup oak


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Related to mossy-cup oak: overcup oak, burr oak
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Noun1.mossy-cup oak - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cupsmossy-cup oak - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained wood
white oak - any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf