oaken

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From Middle English oken (also eken), from Old English ācen, ǣcen (of oak), from Proto-Germanic *aikīnaz, equivalent to oak +‎ -en (adjectival suffix). Cognate with Dutch eiken (oaken), German eichen (oaken), Icelandic eikinn (oaken).

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oaken (not comparable)

  1. Made from the wood of the oak tree. Also in metaphorical uses, suggesting robustness.

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