Oak is usually thought of as masculine, strength, protection, durability,
and/or the human body. It is commonly associated with thunder gods (Thor
in Norse mythology, Zeus/Jupiter in Greek/Roman myth, etc...) and thus
is often symbolic of THUNDER and LIGHTNING.
Christian tradition links the oak to Christ, as epitomizing his strength
and resilliency. It is also connected with the CROSS,
along with Holly and Aspen.
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