Complete Definition of "acorn"

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Etymology
Anglo Saxon æcern, from æcer field, acre; akin to Dutch aker acorn, German ecker, Icelandic akarn, Danish agern, Gothic ð°ðºðð°ð½ (akran) "fruit", ð°ðºðð (akrs) "field"; â originally fruit of the field. See acre

Pronunciation
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Noun
acorn (plural: acorns)

  1. The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
  2. nautical A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
  3. context|zoology See acorn-shell.

Translations

Albanian: lende f
Arabic: ARchar|بÙÙØ· unicode|(ballú:Ê) m
Bosnian: žir m, želu m
Catalan: gla f
Chinese: æ©¡å­ (xiàng zÇ)
Croatian: žir m
Czech: žalud m
Dutch: eikel m
Esperanto: glano
Finnish: tammenterho
French: gland m
German: Eichel f
Greek: βελανίδι (velanídi)
Hungarian: makk
Icelandic. akarn n
Interlingua: glande
Italian: ghianda f
Japanese: ã©ããã (donguri)
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Korean: ìì´ì½ (eikon), ëí ë¦¬ (dotori)
Latvian: zīlīte f
Central Sierra Miwok: watýkËa-
Norwegian: kongle m/f
Polish: żoÅÄdź m
Portuguese: bolota f
Russian: жÑлÑÐ´Ñ (žóludâ) m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: Ð¶Ð¸Ñ m, желÑд m
:Roman: žir#Serbian|žir m, želud m
Slovak: žaluÄ m
Spanish: bellota f
Swedish: ekollon
Turkish: palamut
Volapük: kvär

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