turbinella oak

noun

Definition of turbinella oak

: a scrub oak (Quercus dumosa turbinella) of North America having acorn cups shaped like tops

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History and Etymology for turbinella oak

New Latin turbinella (specific epithet of Quercus dumosa turbinella), from Latin turbin-, turbo + -ella

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“Turbinella oak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbinella%20oak. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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