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1. Any of several oak trees, especially Quercus lobata of California, which has deeply lobed leaves and slender pointed acorns.
2. Any of several trees having hard durable wood similar to oak, especially the tropical American species Tabebuia rosea.
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1. (Plants) Also called: white oak an oak tree, Quercus lobata, of California, having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns
2. (Plants) any of several similar or related trees
[C19: from Spanish: from Latin rōbur oak, strength]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the California white oak, Quercus lobata, having a short trunk and large, spreading branches.
2. any of several other oaks.
[1860–65; < Sp, Portuguese « Latin rōbur oak tree]
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|Noun||1.||roble - large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens|
quira - any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber
|2.||roble - tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns|
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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