Acorn vs Nutlet - What's the difference?

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Acorn is a synonym of nutlet.


As nouns the difference between acorn and nutlet

is that acorn is the fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule while nutlet is a small nut.

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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    nutlet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small nut.
  • Synonyms

    * (small nut) nucule, acorn