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A deciduous oak tree (Quercus montana syn. Q. prinus) of eastern North America having deeply ridged bark and shallowly lobed leaves that resemble those of the American chestnut.
any of several North American oaks, as Quercus prinus, having serrate or dentate leaves resembling those of the chestnut.
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|Noun||1.||chestnut oak - an oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees|
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
Quercus michauxii, swamp chestnut oak - medium to large deciduous tree of moist areas of southeastern United States similar to the basket oak
chinkapin oak, chinquapin oak, Quercus muehlenbergii, yellow chestnut oak - medium-sized deciduous tree of the eastern United States that yields a strong durable wood
basket oak, cow oak, Quercus montana, Quercus prinus - medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats