1. acorn

noun. ['ˈeɪkɔrn'] fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base.


  • fruit
  • acorn cup
  • cupule
  • oak tree


  • acorne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Acorn

  • bralorne
  • capricorn
  • colborn
  • colborne
  • deerborne
  • eichorn
  • hagadorn
  • halliciforn
  • hathorn
  • hawthorne
  • heckendorn
  • kempthorne
  • langhorn
  • langhorne
  • leghorn
  • silverthorn
  • silverthorne
  • sonneborn

How do you pronounce acorn?

Pronounce acorn as ˈeɪkɔrn.

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Sentences with acorn

1. Adjective
Slice each acorn squash in half, cutting from the stem to the bottom.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The largest part of the acorn is dark brown to black and shiny.

3. Adverb
Pick winter squash, such as butternut, spaghetti, and acorn, when the plants are fully mature.

Quotes about acorn

1. The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. acorn-shaped

adjective. shaped like an acorn.


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