Definition of 'acorn'
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Another alternative is to collect acorns and put them wet in a polythene bag outside. The Sun (2011)The idea is that great trees grow from small acorns. The Sun (2011)Our only autumnal worry on a picnic was avoiding a bombardment of acorns from surrounding oaks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it remains true that great oaks from little acorns grow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)From small acorns and all that. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. The Sun (2013)From small acorns great oaks grow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Zimbabwe won by nine runs From little acorns grow gnarled great oaks of despair. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is mainly because it cannot eat acorns, and is therefore largely reliant on hazelnuts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)From little acorns, mighty companies grow. The Sun (2010)Those men go to collect acorns like wild beasts; they live like wild beasts. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)The greys can also eat acorns easily, which reds cannot. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But what do they say about little acorns...? The Sun (2012)In summer it nests in holes in trees, and at present is walking about under oaks and eating acorns. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Oak trees come from acorns. The Treasure Seekers (1899)It puts forth leaves in spring, and last year a thousand volunteers came to collect its acorns at the end of the summer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They have been grown from acorns collected from the Major Oak. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The great oaks of the concept continued to grow, as it were, from little acorns. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On oak trees, the acorns are fully formed, but most of them are not quite ready to drop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'acorn'
British English: acorn /ˈeɪkɔːn/ NOUN
An acorn is a pale oval nut that is the fruit of an oak tree.
- American English: acorn
- Arabic: جَوْزَةُ البَلُّوط
- Brazilian Portuguese: bolota fruto da borla
- Chinese: 橡果
- Croatian: žir
- Czech: žalud dub
- Danish: agern
- Dutch: eikel
- European Spanish: bellota
- Finnish: terho
- French: gland
- German: Eichel
- Greek: βελανίδι
- Italian: ghianda
- Japanese: どんぐり
- Korean: 도토리
- Norwegian: eikenøtt
- Polish: żołądź
- European Portuguese: bolota
- Romanian: ghindă
- Russian: желудь
- Spanish: bellota
- Swedish: ekollon
- Thai: ผลต้นโอ๊ก
- Turkish: meşe palamudu
- Ukrainian: жолудь
- Vietnamese: quả sồi
Definition of acorn from the Collins English Dictionary
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