[ohk-maws, -mos] /ˈoʊkˌmɔs, -ˌmɒs/
a lichen, Evernia pranastri, growing on and other trees, yielding a resin used in the manufacture of perfumes.
noun 1. a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago. 2. a city in SE Michigan.
noun 1. a city in E Tennessee, near Knoxville: atomic research center. A city in Tennessee, where uranium for the atomic bomb was produced during World War II. Since that time, the government has maintained a variety of nuclear research facilities in Oak Ridge. (See also Manhattan Project.)
- Oak-root rot
[ohk-root, -roo t] /ˈoʊkˌrut, -ˌrʊt/ noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of oaks and other trees and woody plants, caused by the fungus Amillariella mellea (oak-root fungus) the fruiting body of which is the honey mushroom, and characterized by rotting roots, girdling of crown, and eventual death of the tree.
[ohk] /oʊk/ noun 1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Quercus, of the beech family, bearing the acorn as fruit. 2. the hard, durable wood of such a tree, used in making furniture and in construction. 3. the leaves of this tree, especially as worn in a chaplet. 4. anything made of the […]