evergreen oak

  1. any of several oaks, as the holm oak, having evergreen foliage.

Origin of evergreen oak

First recorded in 1675–85

Words Nearby evergreen oak

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How to use evergreen oak in a sentence

  • This is a genus of Bromeliace, growing on the boughs of trees, and notably on those of the evergreen oak.

    The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
  • As they said this they looked with affected pity at an evergreen oak, for in winter they are very envious of the evergreens.

    The Little White Bird | J. M. Barrie
  • This cochineal lives by preference (at least, so it is supposed) on the evergreen oak (Quercus ilex), whence its specific name.

    The Insect World | Louis Figuier
  • On the outside of a great evergreen oak in a forest of Valencia.

  • The leafy trees of most frequent occurrence were the cinnamon and an evergreen oak like those now seen in Mexico.