water oak


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water oak

n.
An oak tree (Quercus nigra) of the southeast United States, having wedge-shaped leaves and found chiefly in wetlands.

wa′ter oak`


n.
1. an oak, Quercus nigra, of the southern U.S., growing chiefly along streams and swamps.
2. any of several other American oaks of similar habit.
[1680–90, Amer.]
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Noun1.water oak - relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade treewater oak - relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil
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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