Definition of Acorns

1. Noun. (plural of acorn) ¹

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Definition of Acorns

1. acorn [n] - See also: acorn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acorns

acorn-tipped catheter
acorn barnacle
acorn cup
acorn nut
acorn squash
acorn squashes
acorn tube
acorn woodpecker
acorn woodpeckers
acorns (current term)

Literary usage of Acorns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1898)
"It was evident that the birds brought the acorns to the holes and ... The acorns belonged to the scrub oak of that region and were small and rallier sweet. ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1800)
"... as I had done before ; for part oí the fame parcel of ever-green oak acorns which failed, I had given to Sir Thomas Sewell the year before to low, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The very large acorns are remarkable for their thick cups with long reflexed ... abounding hi tannic acid : immature acorns are sometimes exported under the ..."

4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"The Romans used acorns for the same purpose. In Strabo's time, Rome was chiefly ... This mast is supposed to have been the acorns of the common and the ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"From the Maltese crosses issue four imperial arches composed of oak leaves and acorns ; the leaves contain 728 rose, table, and brilliant diamonds ..."

6. The Pawnee: Mythology (Part I) by George Amos Dorsey (1906)
"“ Again the Gobbler sang: Yonder are acorns hanging upon the trees. Yonder are acorns hanging upon the trees. Far away by walking we will arrive. ..."

7. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"2 FRUITS and in base acorns—Es toile Per fess or and az. in chief two acorns ... acorns—Leaves Arg. in chief two acorns with a leaf at each side of their ..."

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