Sentence Examples


  • Pedunculata, has the acorns, generally two or more together, on long stalks, and the leaves nearly sessile; while in the other, Q.
  • When standing in dense woods the trees are rather straight and formal in early growth, especially the sessile-fruited kinds, and the gnarled character traditionally assigned to the oak applies chiefly to its advanced age.
  • Pedunculata as far as durability in water is concerned; but when grown under favourable circumstances the sessile oak is certainly equally lasting if kept dry.
  • Some trees of the sessile-fruited oak bear sweet acorns in Britain, and several varieties were valued by the ancient Italians for their edible fruit.
  • The large sessile acorns are longer than those of Q.

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