bluejack

noun

blue·​jack
ˈblüˌjak
variants or less commonly bluejack oak
: an oak (Quercus cinerea) of the southern U.S. with entire cuneate leaves and numerous small acorns

Word History

Etymology

blue entry 1 + -jack (as in blackjack oak); from the ashy appearance of the foliage

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“Bluejack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bluejack. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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