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acorn definition

  • noun:
    • The fruit of an oak, composed of a single-seeded, thick-walled fan emerge a woody, cuplike base.
    • The fresh fruit of this pine, becoming an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
    • A cone-shaped bit of wood from the point associated with the spindle over the vane, in the mast-head.
    • See acorn-shell.
    • The fresh fruit for the oak, becoming an oval fan growing in a woody cup or cupule.
    • A cone-shaped little bit of wood from the point for the spindle above the vane, in the mast-head.
    • See Acorn-shell.
    • The fresh fruit of the oak; a one-celled, one-seeded, coriaceous, curved or elongated fan, the bottom of which is surrounded by an indurated scaly glass.
    • Nautical, a small decorative piece of wood, of a conical or globular form, sometimes fixed on point of spindle above the vane, on a masthead, to keep the vane from being blown off.
    • Any similar ornamental tip.
    • Same as acorn-shell, 2.
    • fresh fruit associated with the oak-tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base
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