poison oak


poison oak

noun \-ˈōk\

Definition of POISON OAK

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: any of several plants included in the genus Rhus or sometimes in the genus Toxicodendron that produce an irritating oil like that of poison ivy: a : a bushy plant (R. diversiloba synonym T. diversilobum) of the Pacific coast b : a bushy plant (R. toxicodendron synonym T. pubescens) of the southeastern United States
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: a skin rash produced by poison oak

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