turkey oak


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Turkey oak

n
(Plants) an oak tree, Quercus cerris, of W and S Europe, with deeply lobed hairy leaves
[C18: so called because its acorns are often eaten by turkeys]
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Noun1.Turkey oak - small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toesturkey oak - small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
2.Turkey oak - small semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly pointturkey oak - small semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly point
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
3.Turkey oak - large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaksturkey oak - large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks; New Jersey to Illinois and southward
red oak - any of numerous American oaks having 4 stamens in each floret, acorns requiring two years to mature and leaf veins usually extending beyond the leaf margin to form points or bristles
4.Turkey oak - large deciduous tree of central and southern Europe and Asia Minor having lanceolate leaves with spiked lobesturkey oak - large deciduous tree of central and southern Europe and Asia Minor having lanceolate leaves with spiked lobes
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
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A spokesman for ATS said: "Initially brought in on nursery stock from Europe, it is only found in oak trees, mainly turkey oak, common oak and other deciduous oaks.
Originally from eastern Asia, where it is common in China, Korea and Japan, the sawtooth oak is closely related to the turkey oak.
Nidze, beech, fir, oak (blagun), hornbeam, hazel, and Turkey oak trees.
Mae'r benywod anrhywiol yma yn dodwy wyau sydd heb eu ffrwythloni ym mlagur embryonig dail derwen Twrci (Quercus cerris; Turkey oak) ac mae'r rhain yn datblygu dros fisoedd y gaeaf.
Of the broadleaves, priority has been given to local species such as sessile oak, Turkey oak, linden, birch, maple, and ash, which are well-adapted to specific conditions and are resistant to fire and natural disasters.
We examined the densities of mites and leaf domatia in two forest types in west central Georgia: warm temperate forest and long-leaf pine turkey oak forest.
Under such conditions, sessile oak grows either in pure or mixed stands along with other broadleaved tree species such as European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.), hornbeam (Carpinus betulus L.), sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus L.), common ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.), linden (Tilia sp.) or other Quercus species such as pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.), Hungarian oak (Quercus frainetto L.) or Turkey oak (Quercus cerris L.) (Haralamb, 1967; Stanescu et al., 1997; Sofletea and Curtu, 2007).
It lays eggs (without the need to mate) in the buds of Turkey oak (a species introduced to Britain about three hundred years ago) where much smaller galls form.
Those were the stories my mother told me, to keep me away from the water and its fringe of yew and turkey oak trees.
Passing the tidy playground, one of the first amazing species to spot is a turkey oak, which has more pointed leaves than its English equivalent.
The opening ceremony was marked by the Duke planting a Turkey Oak, which still survives today.