scarlet oak

noun

Definition of scarlet oak

: an oak (Quercus coccinea) having close-grained wood, deeply 7-lobed leaves that turn scarlet in autumn, and an acorn with a deep cup

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“Scarlet oak.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scarlet%20oak. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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