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oak

Pronunciation: /əʊk/

Translation of oak in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable oak (tree) roble (masculine) great o mighty oaks from little acorns grow las cosas importantes tienen orígenes humildes oak forest o wood robledal (masculine), bosque (masculine) de robles 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (wood) roble (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Suddenly he thought of the forest, the oak tree and the chances that she might be there.
    • I had sat on the branch of an oak tree and gazed out at the forest surrounding me.
    • It's worthy of note that the oak tree, sacred to Zeus, is the very tree which is most susceptible to be struck by lightning.

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