English oak


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English oak

n.
An oak tree (Quercus robur) of Eurasia and North Africa, having lobed leaves, acorns that are borne on stalks, and durable wood. Also called pedunculate oak.
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Noun1.English oak - medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobesEnglish oak - medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobes; yields hard strong light-colored 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
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It is admirable to behold groves of a tree, sending forth its branches with the vigour of an English oak, loaded with large and most nutritious fruit.
BAILEY BOX FRAME Bailey box frame with X detail, matte black frame and reclaimed wooden top in English oak
The Raspberry and Oud scent reportedly smells similar to Jo Malone's Velvet Rose and Oud candle, while the Cedar and Plum is being compared to its English Oak and Redcurrant fragrance.
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But when the leaves have fallen and lie mostly forgotten, that is when they are of greatest importance to the surrounding environment: on the ground the soft leaves of English oak break down with ease and form a rich leaf mould beneath the tree that nourishes numerous invertebrates and fungi.
Probably Mexborough Old Pottery, Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire Circa 1885, modelled as a dog kennel made from English oak with brass mounts and complete with brass terrier
Quercus robur is the scientific name for one of Britain's best-loved trees - the English oak.
Contractor address : 46 English Oak Drive, Schnapper Rock
A number of English oak trees have been planted in Jubilee Woods in Jarrow in the presence of Normandy veterans to mark and remember their service and that of fellow ex-servicemen.
A plaque was unveiled and the dedication of three English oak trees was made at Hemlington Lake, Middlesbrough, yesterday.

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