Acorn vs Aborn - What's the difference?
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
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.
* acorn cup
* acorn nut
* acorn squash
* ride a horse foaled by an acorn
* (fruit of an oak) oak
born, begotten, created, developed
, title=A Tale of Exes and Ohs
, site=The Daily Beast
, passage=After all, the author of "Portnoy's Complaint" and "Sabbath's Theater" has made a literary career out of fudging the line between his life and his fiction, writing endlessly aborn misogynistic protagonists teasingly named Philip.
, title=Star Trek
, site=Ron's Log
, passage= ... or (B) explain it away as something caused by the circumstances of his birth: "Aye, we often see these moles on babes aborn on escape wessels under Romulan attack ... "