any of several oak trees, as Quercus rubra, or Q. falcata, of North America.
the hard, cross-grained wood of these trees.
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How to use red oak in a sentence
At the farm, Malechuk picked a sampling of romaine, red oak leaf and signature Kalera Krunch lettuces, fresh off the tower.
This is especially true in fall, when you can finally get a seat at one of the shuck-your-own oyster stands and the sugar maple and red oak trees are ablaze in color.
They embraced as they ran down the list of red oak residents at the fair.Joni Ernst's Big Pivot: From Pig Castrator to Iowa Nice | Ben Jacobs | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Den you follow yo' lef' han' en strike 'cross de hill twel you come ter dat big red oak root—but de grapes aint dar.Nights With Uncle Remus | Joel Chandler Harris
And the grocers of red oak, Iowa, may have to pay a different price from either.
He told everything that would occupy time, knowing that at any minute some of the men would be returning from red oak.
red oak slept all day behind the drab, sun-bleached, false-front buildings on both sides of the only road.
Bryant had turned his nephew over to the deputy at nine o'clock, before the evening in red oak got really started.
British Dictionary definitions for red oak
any of several deciduous oak trees, esp Quercus borealis, native to North America, having bristly leaves with triangular lobes and acorns with small cups
the hard cross-grained reddish wood of this tree
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