red oak

noun

Definition of red oak

1 :any of various North American oaks (such as Quercus rubra and Quercus falcata) that have acorns with the inner surface of the shell lined with woolly hairs, the acorn cap covered with thin scales, and leaf veins that usually run beyond the margin of the leaf to form bristles
2 :the wood of a red oak

First Known Use of red oak

1634


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