Definitions for water oak

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wa′ter oak`(n.)

  1. an oak, Quercus nigra, of the southern U.S., growing chiefly along streams and swamps.

    Category: Plants

  2. any of several other American oaks of similar habit.

    Category: Plants

Origin of water oak:

1680–90, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. water oak, possum oak, Quercus nigra(noun)

    relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil


  1. water oak(Noun)

    A type of hard oak tree, Quercus nigra, of the southern US.


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