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Quercus sessiliflora


a deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic wood


plant noun (plants and fungi)




Quercus sessiliflora*
(* Quercus sessiliflora may be used in a singular or plural context)

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Princeton WordNet


Quercus petraea [species] | durmast | durmast oak | sessile oak | Q. petraea [abbreviation, species] | Q. sessiliflora [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)


Quercus petraea [species] | Quercus sessiliflora | sessile oak | Cornish oak | Durmast oak

a species of oak tree native to most of Europe, and into Anatolia. Sessile oak has been designated the national tree of Wales, where it's also called Welsh oak. It's also considered the Cornish national tree and is referred to as the Cornish oak. The ... (45 of 573 words, 3 images)

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Oxford Dictionary:

sessile oak | durmast oak [synonym] | Quercus petraea [species] | Fagaceae [family, member of]

a Eurasian oak tree with stalkless egg-shaped acorns, common in hilly areas with poor soils. | (15 of 42 words)



durmast oak | Quercus petraea [species]

a European oak valued especially for its dark heavy tough elastic wood and for its tannin-rich bark (17 of 41 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

durmast | Quercus petraea [species]

a European oak yielding a heavy, elastic wood used for furniture and in the construction of buildings. (17 of 25 words, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

durmast | Quercus petraea [species]

A European oak "(Quercus petraea") having tough, elastic wood. (9 of 21 words, pronunciation)


Collins Dictionary:

durmast oak | durmast | Quercus petraea [species, sense-specific] | sessile oak [synonym, sense-specific]

a large Eurasian oak treewith lobed leaves and sessile acorns. | the heavy elastic wood of this tree, used in building and cabinetwork | a large ... (24 of 298 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)



durmast oak | durmast oaks [plural] | Quercus petraea [species]

A tree, Quercus petraea, the sessile oak. (7 of 8 words)

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New World Dictionary:


any of several European oaks valued for their heavy, tough wood (11 of 26 words, pronunciation)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

white oak [tree]

any member of a group or subgenus of North American ornamental and timber shrubs and trees of the genus Quercus in the beech family. White oaks have ... (27 of 431 words, 2 images)


Encarta Dictionary:

durmast oak | durmast oaks [plural] | durmast: durmasts [plural] | durmasts [plural] | durmast | Quercus petraea [species]

an oak tree that has lobed leaves and yields a heavy flexible wood. Use: cabinet-making. Native to: Europe, Asia Minor. (20 of 49 words, pronunciation)

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