pin oak

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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.

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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"