As nouns the difference between acorn and filbert
is that acorn
is the fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule while filbert
is the hazelnut.
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
* 1610 , , act 2 scene 2
The hazel tree.
A paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a curving, tongue-shaped head.
- I'll bring thee / To clust'ring filberts , and sometimes I'll get thee / Young scamels from the rock.
* (nut) hazelnut
* (tree) hazelnut
* cobnut (usually the common hazel (Corylus avellana ) which grows in the UK and Europe)