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Definition 1: any of numerous American oaks having 4 stamens in each floret, acorns requiring two years to mature and leaf veins usually extending beyond the leaf margin to form points or bristles - [noun denoting plant]
(red oak is a kind of ...) a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves
(... is a kind of red oak ) large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks; New Jersey to Illinois and southward
(... is a kind of red oak ) large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks