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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for turkey oak in the sense of this definition

(turkey oak is a kind of ...) 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

Definition 2: small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for turkey oak in the sense of this definition

(turkey oak is a kind of ...) a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves

"great oaks grow from little acorns"

Definition 3: small semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly point - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for turkey oak in the sense of this definition

(turkey oak is a kind of ...) a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves

"great oaks grow from little acorns"

Definition 4: large deciduous tree of central and southern Europe and Asia Minor having lanceolate leaves with spiked lobes - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for turkey oak in the sense of this definition

(turkey oak is a kind of ...) a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves

"great oaks grow from little acorns"

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