Emory oak

noun

Em·​o·​ry oak
ˈem(ə)rē-
: a low shrubby black oak (Quercus emoryi) of the southwestern U.S. with evergreen leaves and very heavy wood

Word History

Etymology

after W.H.Emory †1887 American soldier and engineer

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“Emory oak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Emory%20oak. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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