live oak

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Definition of live oak

  1. :  any of several American evergreen oaks: such asa :  a medium-sized oak (Quercus virginiana) of southeastern North America often cultivated as a shelter and shade tree and noted for its extremely hard tough durable woodb :  any of several oaks of the western U.S. with evergreen foliage and hard durable wood

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First Known Use of live oak

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LIVE OAK Defined for English Language Learners

live oak

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Definition of live oak for English Language Learners

  • : a large type of oak tree that grows in the southern U.S.


LIVE OAK Defined for Kids

live oak

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Definition of live oak for Students

  1. :  any of several American oaks that have evergreen leaves


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