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Noun: pin oak  pin owk
  1. Fast-growing medium to large pyramidal deciduous tree of northeastern United States and southeastern Canada having deeply pinnatifid leaves that turn bright red in autumn; thrives in damp soil
    - swamp oak, Quercus palustris
  2. Large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil
    - laurel oak, Quercus laurifolia

Derived forms: pin oaks

Type of: oak, oak tree

Encyclopedia: Pin oak