Japanese oak

noun

: any of several oaks that are native to, grown in, or shipped as timber from Japan: such as
a
: an evergreen oak (Lithocarpus glabra) closely related to and resembling the tanbark oak of the American Pacific coast
b
: any of several oaks of the genus Quercus (especially Q. grosseserrata) with moderately light, fine-grained, even-textured wood

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

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