burr oak


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Synonyms for burr oak

medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups

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The McBaine Bur Oak is located on Burr Oak Road 10.4 miles from the intersection of Nifong Boulevard and South Providence Road in Columbia.
The table is finished in Bentley burr oak, burr walnut, and stained burr walnut veneers with picture framing marquetry to echo veneers used in the flagship Mulsanne model.
(after reading the following headline from the Chicago Sun-Times: "Emmett Till's Casket Found 'Rusted, Battered'") by robbers at Burr Oak Cemetery, Illinois.
Roman Szabelski was appointed by the Circuit Court of Cook County at the request of the sheriffs department to oversee the process of digitizing burial records and putting finances in order at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip.
Three gravediggers and a manager at the Burr Oak Cemetery are accused of unearthing hundreds of corpses and dumping some in a nearby cemetery or double-stacking others in graves.
The Burr Oak Cemetery in suburban Alsip is the final resting place of several prominent black Americans, including blues singer Dinah Washington, boxing champion Ezzard Charles, and Emmett Till, the 14-year-old boy whose brutal 1955 slaying in Mississippi stoked the civil rights movement.<br />It's unclear if the <br />graves of any of the famous people have been desecrated, but Till's grave is thought to remain intact, Dart said.
Make bold statements with pieces of nature in the home using burr oak and driftwood furniture but with an element of lightness.
She married Albert Jagger on June 10, 1940, in Burr Oak, Kan.
But what is certain is that they are all intimately included in the Burr Oak rocking horse, made by Stevenson Brothers and auctioned for pounds 35,000 at Sotheby's last year.
Changes in the woody vegetation of a burr oak savanna remnant in central Illinois.
In all there are 10 trees (including maples, ash, beech, burr oak and the obligatory willow) and three rocks of Manhattan schist (borrowed from Central Park).
Just after first light a 2 1/2-year-old 8-pointer came right under my treestand, feeding on burr oak acorns.
While talking with Greg, we chose to build the main window array frame out of some sustainably harvested white oak (also called burr oak).
Consider planting one of these drought to lerant trees: American plum (Prunus americana), bristlecone pine, burr oak (Quercus macrocarpa), cockspur thorn (Crataegus crus-galli), curl-leaf mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius), Gambell oak, common hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), pinon pine, ponderosa pine (Montana's state tree), and upright junipers.