shirakashi

noun
shir·​a·​ka·​shi | \ ˌshirəˈkäshē \
plural -s

Definition of shirakashi

: a Japanese evergreen oak (Quercus myrsinaefolia) that is cultivated for ornament

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History and Etymology for shirakashi

Japanese, literally, white oak

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“Shirakashi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shirakashi. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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