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treen

[tree-uh n] /ˈtri ən/
adjective
1.
made entirely of wood.
noun
2.
Origin of treen
1000
before 1000; Middle English (adj.); Old English trēowen. See tree, -en2
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  • The third thing they tell of is the exchange of vessel, as of treen platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin.
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treen

/ˈtriːən/
adjective
1.
made of wood; wooden
noun
2.
another name for treenware
3.
the art of making treenware
Word Origin
Old English trēowen, from trēowtree
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