[oh-kuh n]


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

Origin of oaken

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at oak, -en2
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made of the wood of the oak
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Word Origin and History for oaken

"made of, or consisting of, oak," late 12c., from oak + -en (2).

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