As nouns the difference between acorn and caboose
is that acorn
is the fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule while caboose
is (obsolete|nautical) a small galley or cookhouse on the deck of a small vessel.
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
(obsolete, nautical) A small galley or cookhouse on the deck of a small vessel.
(US, rail transport) The last car on a freight train, having cooking and sleeping facilities for the crew; a guard’s van.
(slang, baby-talk, or, euphemistic) buttocks
(slang, sports) The person or team in last place.
* (last car on train) guards van (obsolete)