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treen (adj) – Made entirely of wood.

(noun) – Woodenware consisting of small, functional household articles such as spoons or bowls, especially when carved from a single piece.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology :
The adjective treen dates to Old English (about 1000). Its original adjective meanings ?made of tree (i.e., wood), wooden; pertaining to trees or a tree? are obsolete or rare in standard English. Its current sense as a noun meaning ?(small) articles or utensils made of wood, woodenware? dates from the 20th century.

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