durmast oak


dur·mast oak

noun \ˈdər-ˌmast-\

Definition of DURMAST OAK

:  a European oak (Quercus petraea) valued especially for its dark heavy tough elastic wood and for its tannin-rich bark

Origin of DURMAST OAK

perhaps alteration of dun mast, from 1dun + mast
First Known Use: 1791

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