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noun
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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Origin of red oak

An Americanism dating back to 1625–35
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red oak

noun
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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