variants or less commonly durmast oak
: a European oak (Quercus sessiliflora or Q. petraea) that is valued especially for its dark heavy tough elastic wood

Word History


perhaps alteration of dun mast, from dun entry 1 + mast (acorns)

First Known Use

1791, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of durmast was in 1791

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“Durmast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/durmast. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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