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Xoanon vs. Wooden — What's the Difference?

Xoanon vs. Wooden — What's the Difference?

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Xoanon

A xoanon ( (listen), Greek: ξόανον; plural: Greek: ξόανα xoana, from the verb Greek: ξέειν, xeein, to carve or scrape [wood]) was an Archaic wooden cult image of Ancient Greece. Classical Greeks associated such cult objects, whether aniconic or effigy, with the legendary Daedalus.
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Wooden

Made of wood
A wooden toy
She closed the heavy wooden door
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Xoanon

(historical) A wooden statue used as a cult image in Ancient Greece.
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Wooden

Like or characteristic of wood
A kind of dull wooden sound
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Wooden

Made or consisting of wood.
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Wooden

Stiff and unnatural; without spirit
A wooden performance.
A wooden smile.
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Wooden

Clumsy and awkward; ungainly.
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Wooden

Made of wood.
A wooden boat
On a recent windy day, hundreds of visitors climbed wooden stairs to take pictures in front of the glacier.
In such a case, you can make a very good case for wooden cases.
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Wooden

(figuratively) As if made of wood; moving awkwardly, or speaking with dull lack of emotion.
Wooden acting
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Wooden

Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding.
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Wooden

Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless.
When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it.
His singing was, I confess, a little wooden.
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Wooden

Made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood;
A wooden box
An ancient cart with wooden wheels
Wood houses
A wood fire
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Wooden

Lacking ease or grace;
The actor's performance was wooden
A wooden smile
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