shingle oak


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to shingle oak: Quercus imbricaria
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Shingle oak - small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurelshingle oak - small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
References in periodicals archive ?
15 on the 600 block of Shingle Oak Drive thanks to a $9,368 Powering Safe Community grant from ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.
In our area, the shingle oak and red oak will produce many years before the white oak.
The overstory habitat included pole-sized shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria), black cherry (Prunus serotina), osage-orange (Maclura pomifera) and persimmon (Diospyros virginiana).