laurel oak

noun

Definition of laurel oak 

1 : either of two American oaks with glossy leaves resembling those of the European laurel:

a : a large oak (Quercus laurifolia) of the southeastern U.S. with a rather smooth dark brown bark, nearly evergreen leaves, and a small acorn with a shallow cup

called also pin oak

b : shingle oak sense 1

2 : a moderate reddish brown that is yellower than roan and yellower and slightly lighter and stronger than mahogany

called also acajou

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