red oak definition by Webster's New World
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- any of several oaks having leaves with sharp-tipped lobes, dark bark, and acorns which require two years to mature
- the reddish, hard wood of such a tree
red oak definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Either of two eastern North American deciduous trees (Quercus rubra or Q. falcata) having deeply and acutely lobed leaves and a saucer-shaped cup enclosing the lower third of the nut.
northern red oak