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live oak

noun \ˈlīv-\

: a large type of oak tree that grows in the southern U.S.

Full Definition of LIVE OAK

:  any of several American evergreen oaks: as
a :  a medium-sized oak (Quercus virginiana) of southeastern North America often cultivated as a shelter and shade tree and noted for its extremely hard tough durable wood
b :  any of several oaks of the western United States with evergreen foliage and hard durable wood

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First Known Use of LIVE OAK

1610
LIVE OAK Defined for Kids

live oak

noun \ˈlīv-\

Definition of LIVE OAK for Kids

:  any of several American oaks that have evergreen leaves

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