oaken

[ oh-kuh n ]
/ ˈoʊ kən /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. oak-leaf hydrangea,
  2. oak-leaved geranium,
  3. oak-root rot,
  4. oakdale,
  5. oaked,
  6. oakham,
  7. oakland,
  8. oakland park,
  9. oakley,
  10. oakley, annie

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

oaken

/ (ˈəʊkən) /

adjective

made of the wood of the oak
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Word Origin and History for oaken

oaken

adj.

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

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