acorn
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈeɪ.kɔɹn/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈeɪ.kɔːn/
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. (zoology) See acorn-shell.
  4. (slang, usually, in the plural) A testicle.
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