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the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring
oak, oak tree(noun)
a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves
"great oaks grow from little acorns"
An oak tree.
The wood of the oak.
(colour) of a rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.
Origin: ook, from ac, from aiks (compare Scots aik, iik, eik, Eiche), from eiḱ or *eiǵ- (compare aesculus 'Durmast oak', ąžuolas 'oak', enjë 'juniper, yew', aigilōps 'Turkey oak').
any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and staminate flowers in catkins. The fruit is a smooth nut, called an acorn, which is more or less inclosed in a scaly involucre called the cup or cupule. There are now recognized about three hundred species, of which nearly fifty occur in the United States, the rest in Europe, Asia, and the other parts of North America, a very few barely reaching the northern parts of South America and Africa. Many of the oaks form forest trees of grand proportions and live many centuries. The wood is usually hard and tough, and provided with conspicuous medullary rays, forming the silver grain
the strong wood or timber of the oak
Origin: [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.]
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus, having approximately 600 extant species. The common name "Oak" may also appear in the names of species in related genera, notably Lithocarpus. The genus is native to the Northern Hemisphere, and includes deciduous and evergreen species extending from cool temperate to tropical latitudes in Asia and the Americas. The center of endemism is regarded as North America, particularly Mexico. Oaks have spirally arranged leaves, with lobed margins in many species; some have serrated leaves or entire leaves with smooth margins. Many deciduous species are marcescent, not dropping dead leaves until spring. The flowers are catkins, produced in spring. The fruit is a nut called an acorn, borne in a cup-like structure known as a cupule; each acorn contains one seed and takes 6–18 months to mature, depending on species. The live oaks are distinguished for being evergreen, but are not actually a distinct group and instead are dispersed across the genus.
any juristic entity applying the katota philosophy in either any residence or offshore jurisdiction. an ordinary company becomes an oak (on local or global level) and gains this status by: (i) using nucleus capital for applying the katota philosophy; (ii) set within the prescribed systruct; (iii) under the ethical management of a particular foundation; (iv) aligned with a particular pillar for self-regulation, applying decision support programs on behalf of its members, while all activities are executed by (v) a sponsor and co-workers (paks) who are passionate, accredited, and licensed with a divine calling to create a better life for all.
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