[ oh-kuh n ]
/ ˈoʊ kən /


made of oak: the old oaken bucket.
of or relating to the oak tree.


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Origin of oaken

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at oak, -en2
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British Dictionary definitions for oaken

/ (ˈəʊkən) /


made of the wood of the oak
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