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Quercus (n.)

tree genus, Latin quercus "oak," from PIE *kwerkwu-, assimilated form of *perkwu- "oak" (see fir). Related: Quercine (adj.).

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Definitions of Quercus from WordNet

Quercus (n.)
oaks;
Synonyms: genus Quercus
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