durmast oak

noun dur·mast oak \ ˈdər-ˌmast- \

Definition of durmast oak

:a European oak (Quercus petraea) valued especially for its dark heavy tough elastic wood and for its tannin-rich bark

Origin and Etymology of durmast oak

perhaps alteration of dun mast, from 1dun + mast


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