post oak



any of several American oaks, especially Quercus stellata, the wood of which is used for posts.

Nearby words

  1. post horn,
  2. post horse,
  3. post house,
  4. post meridiem,
  5. post mill,
  6. post obitum,
  7. post office,
  8. post office box,
  9. post office department,
  10. post race

Origin of post oak

An Americanism dating back to 1755–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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