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Definitions of oak:

part of speech: adjective

oaken.

part of speech: noun

A tree of many species; also its wood, used in shipbuilding and for many other purposes, noted for its hardness and durability.

part of speech: noun

A tree of many species, found in all parts of the world, and noted for its peculiar fruit, the acorn; the wood of this tree; any of several plants resembling the oak in foliage.

part of speech: noun

A tree of many species, the most famous of which is the British oak, so valuable for its timber.

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