roble

[ roh-bley ]
/ ˈroʊ bleɪ /
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noun

a Californian white oak, Quercus lobata, having a short trunk and large, spreading branches.
any of several other trees, especially of the oak and beech families.

Nearby words

  1. robinson, edwin arlington,
  2. robinson, frank,
  3. robinson, jackie,
  4. robinson, james harvey,
  5. robinson, sugar ray,
  6. robo-,
  7. roboam,
  8. robocall,
  9. robocar,
  10. robocop

Origin of roble

1860–65; < Spanish, PortugueseLatin rōbur oak tree

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roble

/ (ˈrəʊbleɪ) /

noun

Also called: white oak an oak tree, Quercus lobata, of California, having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns
any of several similar or related trees

Word Origin for roble

C19: from Spanish: from Latin rōbur oak, strength

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