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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.
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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
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