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Meaning of acorn

a•corn

Pronunciation: (ā'kôrn, ā'kurn), [key]
— n.
  1. the typically ovoid fruit or nut of an oak, enclosed at the base by a cupule.
  2. a finial or knop, as on a piece of furniture, in the form of an acorn.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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