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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oak′ leaf` clus′ter(n.)

  1. a bronze military decoration in the form of oak leaves, affixed to another decoration to signify a second award of the same medal.

    Category: Military

Origin of oak leaf cluster:

1915–20, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Oak Leaf Cluster(noun)

    a United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before

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  1. Oak leaf cluster

    An oak leaf cluster is a miniature metal device worn by members of the seven uniformed services of the United States on medals and ribbons issued by the United States Army, Air Force, and Department of Defense to denote subsequent decorations and awards. They are bronze or silver in appearance, formed as a twig of four oak leaves with three acorns on the stem. Each bronze oak leaf cluster represents one additional award, while a silver oak leaf cluster is worn in lieu of five bronze oak leaf clusters.

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