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Noun: laurel oak
  1. Large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil
    - pin oak, Quercus laurifolia
  2. Small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles
    - shingle oak, Quercus imbricaria

Derived forms: laurel oaks

Type of: oak, oak tree

Encyclopedia: Laurel oak