Quercus

noun

Quer·​cus ˈkwər-kəs How to pronounce Quercus (audio)
: a genus of hardwood often evergreen trees or shrubs (family Fagaceae) that comprise the typical oaks and include sources of nutgall

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“Quercus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Quercus. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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