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oaken

[ oh-kuhn ]
/ ˈoʊ kən /
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adjective
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

oaken
/ (ˈəʊkən) /

adjective
made of the wood of the oak
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