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1) acorn. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...cuplike base. Middle English akorn, from Old English aecern. A thoughtful glance at the word acorn might produce the surmise that it is made up of oak and corn, especially...

2) acorn squash. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A type of winter squash shaped somewhat like an acorn and having longitudinal ridges, a variously colored rind, and yellow to orange flesh....

3) acorn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...acorn, see oak....

4) acorn worm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...acorn worm, see Hemichordata....

5) acorn worm. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...inhabit shallow burrows in mud or sand flats of intertidal zones and are equipped with an acornlike proboscis used for digging and collecting food....

6) valonia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The dried acorn cups of an oak tree (Quercus aegilops) of the eastern Mediterranean, used chiefly in tanning and dyeing. Italian vallonia, from Modern Greek balania,...

7) 62510. Unknown. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:62510 QUOTATION:The acorn's not yetFallen from the treeThat's to grow the wood,That's to make the cradle,That's to rock the bairn,That's to grow a man,That's...

8) Wooden Mare (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
..."The mare foaled of an acorn." An instrument of torture to enforce military discipline, used in the reign of Charles II. and long after. The horse was made of oak,...

9) Kernel (Anglo-Saxon, cyrnel, a diminutive of corn; seed in general). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...whence acorn (the ac or oak corn). 1...

10) 20232. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:20232 QUOTATION:The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded in the first man. ATTRIBUTION:Ralph...

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