treen

noun, singular or plural in construction
\ ˈtrēn How to pronounce treen (audio) \

Definition of treen

: small woodenware

called also treenware

First Known Use of treen

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for treen

treen wooden, from Middle English, from Old English trēowen, from trēow tree, wood

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“Treen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/treen. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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