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Hazelnut vs. Acorn

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Hazelnutnoun

The fruit of the hazel tree.

Acornnoun

The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.

Hazelnutnoun

The nut of the hazel.

Acornnoun

(nautical) A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.

Hazelnutnoun

any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk

Acornnoun

(zoology) See acorn-shell.

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Hazelnutnoun

nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus

Acornnoun

A testicle.

Hazelnut

The hazelnut is the fruit of the hazel and therefore includes any of the nuts deriving from species of the genus Corylus, especially the nuts of the species Corylus avellana. They are also known as cobnuts or filberts according to species.

Acornnoun

The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.

Acornnoun

A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.

Acornnoun

See Acorn-shell.

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Acornnoun

fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

Acorn

The acorn, or oaknut, is the nut of the oaks and their close relatives (genera Quercus and Lithocarpus, in the family Fagaceae). It usually contains one seed (occasionally two seeds), enclosed in a tough, leathery shell, and borne in a cup-shaped cupule.

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