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treenware

Class:

noun

Etymology:

from treen + ware1
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

treenware

dishes and other household utensils made of wood, as by pioneers in North America (14 of 185 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/treenware

Wiktionary:

treen | treenware | wooden [synonym, sense-specific]

[obsolete] Alternative plural form of tree. | [Now chiefly dialectal] Pertaining to or derived from trees; wooden; made of wood. | Household articles made of wood. | [Now chiefly dialectal, Scottish] A large wooden platter. (32 of 39 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/treen

Merriam-Webster:

treen [singular/plural in construction] | treenware

small woodenware (2 of 34 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/treen

New World Dictionary:

treen | treenware

decorative objects, especially antiques, made of wood (7 of 24 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/treen

Random House Dictionary:

treenware

household utensils, dishes, etc., made entirely of wood. (8 of 13 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/treenware

Encarta Dictionary:

tree | trees [plural] | treed [past tense] | treeing [present participle] | tree diagram [information science, sense-specific, noun] | treenware [household, noun]

a woody perennial plant that grows to a height of several feet and typically has a single erect main stem with side branches | a large bush or ... (27 of 325 words, 12 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861721653​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

Wiktionary:

treenware

Origin: treen + -ware

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/treenware

treen

Origin: Middle English treon, treowen, equivalent to tree + -en ("plural ending"). | Middle English treen, from Old English trēowen ("of a tree, of wood, wooden"), equivalent to tree + -en. See... (30 of 30 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/treen

-ware

Origin: Old English waru | software.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-ware

Audio reference

Collins Dictionary:

treenware

Audio: British English pronunciation of "treenware"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/treenware

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