English version

oak

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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oakoak /əʊk $ oʊk/ ●●○ noun [countable, uncountable]  HBPTIa large tree that is common in northern countries, or the hard wood of this tree an oak door
Examples from the Corpus
oakoak floorsMay acorns fall from an oak.This particular whisky is aged in oak barrels used previously for sherry.The door was of oak, buckled with age and studded with rusting iron bolts and bands of steel.There were many paths leading west but they must take the one which was marked by a riven oak.Above them, the branches of the oak tree were beginning to creak and sway.The soldiers pointed him towards the oak.We must not squash that wisdom, strength and caring as we help them grow from saplings to oak trees.Limewood is contrasted with oak, and the chapter finishes: The properties of the material made limewood sculpture a special medium.
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