Roble Definition

rōblā
noun
Any of several oak trees of the SW U.S.; esp., a tall, white oak (Quercus lobata) of California.
Webster's New World
Any of several trees having hard durable wood similar to oak, especially the tropical American species Tabebuia rosea.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
Platymiscium trinitatisvalley white oakQuercus lobatavalley oakCalifornia white oak

Origin of Roble

  • Spanish Portuguese oak both from Latin rōbur reudh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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