Acorn vs Tanoak - What's the difference?

acorn | tanoak |


As nouns the difference between acorn and tanoak

is that acorn is the fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule while tanoak is (taxlink), an evergreen tree of the beech family, native to the western united states, whose seeds resemble the acorns of an oak.

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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    tanoak

    English

    (wikipedia tanoak)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (taxlink), an evergreen tree of the beech family, native to the western United States, whose seeds resemble the acorns of an oak.