What is the difference between acorn and acorned?

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As a noun acorn

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

As a adjective acorned is

furnished or loaded with acorns.

acorn

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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

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    * (wikipedia)

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    acorned

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    Adjective

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  • Furnished or loaded with acorns
  • (rare) Fed or filled with acorns.
  • * William Shakespeare, , Act II, Scene V.
  • Like a full-acorn'd boar, a German one, / Cried "O!" and mounted; found no opposition

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