Associations to the word «Acorn»
ACORN, noun. The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
ACORN, noun. (nautical) A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
ACORN, noun. (zoology) See acorn-shell.
ACORN, noun. (slang) (usually in plural) A testicle.
ACORN BARNACLE, noun. Any of several species of stalkless barnacles in the genus Balanus
ACORN BARNACLE, noun. Any barnacle in the order Sessilia.
ACORN BARNACLES, noun. Plural of acorn barnacle
ACORN CUP, noun. The involucre or cup in which the acorn is fixed.
ACORN NUT, noun. (hardware) A closed nut having a dome-like cap over the back, protruding part of the engaged screw or bolt.
ACORN SQUASH, noun. Any of several varieties of a plant, Cucurbita pepo, being a dark green winter squash having yellow to orange flesh.
ACORN SQUASHES, noun. Plural of acorn squash
ACORN SUGAR, noun. Quercite
ACORN WOODPECKER, noun. A species of woodpecker native to the area from the southwestern United States to Colombia, Melanerpes formicivorus.
ACORN WOODPECKERS, noun. Plural of acorn woodpecker
ACORN WORM, noun. A member of a class of worms, Enteropneusta, with some chordate features.
ACORN, noun. Fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.