an oak tree, Quercus macrocarpa, of eastern North America, having shiny, dark-green leaves, light-gray deeply ridged bark, and very large acorns with a fringed cup, yielding a hard, durable wood: the state tree of Illinois.
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an E North American oak, Quercus macrocarpa, having fringed acorn cups and durable timber
belching, tending to belch, or feeling like belching: Carbonated beverages make me burpy. causing one to belch: burpy foods. Historical Examples Sweet Cicely Josiah Allen’s Wife: Marietta Holley
any plant of the genus Sparganium, having ribbony leaves and bearing burlike fruit. Historical Examples The Moths of the British Isles, First Series Richard South The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann noun a marsh plant of the genus Sparganium, having narrow leaves, round clusters of small green flowers, and round prickly fruit: family Sparganiaceae
a hole or tunnel in the ground made by a rabbit, fox, or similar animal for habitation and refuge. a place of retreat; shelter or refuge. to make a hole or passage in, into, or under something. to lodge in a burrow. to hide. to proceed by or as if by digging. to put a […]
Anatomy, Zoology. a pouch, sac, or vesicle, especially a sac containing synovia, to facilitate motion, as between a tendon and a bone. a city in NW Turkey in Asia: a former capital of the Ottoman Empire. Historical Examples The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity George. S. Huntington The Letters of Cicero, Volume […]
a stickseed, Lappula echinata, introduced into North America from Europe.