What is the difference between cupule and acorn?

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As nouns the difference between cupule and acorn

is that cupule is any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies while acorn is the fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule.

cupule

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any small structure shaped like a cup, such as at the base of an acorn, or the sucker on the feet of some flies
  • 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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