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black oak

noun
1.
any of several oak trees, as Quercus velutina, characterized by a blackish bark.
2.
the hard, durable wood of such a tree, used for making furniture, floors, etc.
Origin of black oak
1625-1635
An Americanism dating back to 1625-35
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