Oak meaning

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The wood of an oak.
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Any of various trees or shrubs having wood or a leaf shape similar to that of certain oaks.
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Any of various plants with oaklike leaves.
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A wreath of oak leaves.
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Woodwork, furniture, etc. made of oak.
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Of oak; oaken.
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(countable) A tree of the genus Quercus.
  • 1912, Zane Grey, Riders of the Purple Sage, Chapter 8.
    Instead there were the white of aspens, streaks of branch and slender trunk glistening from the green of leaves, and the darker green of oaks [...].
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(uncountable) The wood of the oak.
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A rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.

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(colour) Of a rich brown colour, like that of oak wood.
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Made of oak wood or timber.

An oak table, oak beam, etc.

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Consisting of oak trees.

An oak wood, oak forest, etc.

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Initialism of of a kind.

In poker, 3 OAK beats two pair.

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Any of various brown shades resembling the wood of an oak in color.
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Any of a genus (Quercus) of large hardwood trees and bushes of the beech family, bearing acorns.
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Origin of oak

  • Middle English ok from Old English āc
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English ook, from Old English āc, from Proto-Germanic *aiks (compare Scots aik, West Frisian iik, Dutch eik, German Eiche, Danish eg), from Proto-Indo-European *eiḱ or *eiǵ- (compare Latin aesculus (“Durmast oak"), Lithuanian ąžuolas (“oak"), Albanian enjë (“juniper, yew"), Ancient Greek αἰγίλωψ (aigilōps, “Turkey oak"))
    From Wiktionary