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roble

Noun

1 large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens [syn: Platymiscium trinitatis]
2 tall graceful deciduous California oak having leathery leaves and slender pointed acorns [syn: California white oak, valley oak, valley white oak, Quercus lobata]

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Etymology

From robre, from Latin robur, roboris

Noun

  1. oak
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