1. [ noun ] (botany) fast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn; thrives in damp soil
Synonyms: Quercus_palustris swamp_oak
Related terms: oak
2. [ noun ] (botany) large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil
Synonyms: Quercus_laurifolia laurel_oak
Related terms: oak
Similar spelling:   Pinnock