Acorn vs Aborn - What's the difference?

acorn | aborn |


As a noun acorn

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

As an adjective aborn is

born, begotten, created, developed.

As a verb aborn is

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acorn

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.
  • (nautical) A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head.
  • (zoology) See acorn-shell .
  • (slang, usually in plural) A testicle.
  • Derived terms

    * acorn cup * acorn nut * acorn squash * eggcorn * ride a horse foaled by an acorn

    Holonyms

    * (fruit of an oak) oak

    See also

    * (wikipedia)

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    aborn

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • born, begotten, created, developed
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    Verb

    (head)
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