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1. (Plants) Also called: sessile oak a large Eurasian oak tree, Quercus petraea, with lobed leaves and sessile acorns. Compare pedunculate oak
2. (Forestry) the heavy elastic wood of this tree, used in building and cabinetwork
[C18: probably alteration of dun mast; see dun2, mast2]
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any of several European oaks, esp. Quercus petraea, yielding a heavy elastic wood used for furniture and building.
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|Noun||1.||durmast - deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic 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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durmast[ˈdɜːmɑːst] n (Bot) (also durmast oak) → eschia
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