Definitions

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  • adjective shaped like an acorn

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There are also hachiya persimmons, acorn-shaped and nearly inedible unless squishy-ripe.

    Taste Test: Persimmon - Boing Boing

  • Report if a persimmon tastes astringent it probably isn't ready to be eaten. and some varieties are worse than others. if it's acorn-shaped it has to be REALLY soft. i prefer fuyu because they are tasty while still firm/crispy. dimka

    Taste Test: Persimmon - Boing Boing

  • And, click, there it was: A dinner plate with elaborate dark-blue decoration around the rim and, at its center, the restaurant's crest, an acorn-shaped device featuring a stein with a knight's-helmet lid, flanked by two deer whose antlers support the legend "Lüchow's."

    If These Plates Could Talk

  • Chickpeas garbanzo beans: These are acorn-shaped, golden, and nutty tasting, with a slightly grainy texture.

    The Food Matters Cookbook

  • Suddenly the Roman counterattack began, a torrent of arrows and acorn-shaped lead missiles, forged in field furnaces nearby by the methodical defenders.

    The Spartacus War

  • These marbled-brown, acorn-shaped nuggets are actually full of minerals like iron, calcium and protein, and its monounsaturated fats help lower cholesterol, making it good for your heart.

    Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Arugula and Hazelnuts

  • Suddenly the Roman counterattack began, a torrent of arrows and acorn-shaped lead missiles, forged in field furnaces nearby by the methodical defenders.

    The Spartacus War

  • Suddenly the Roman counterattack began, a torrent of arrows and acorn-shaped lead missiles, forged in field furnaces nearby by the methodical defenders.

    The Spartacus War

  • Suddenly the Roman counterattack began, a torrent of arrows and acorn-shaped lead missiles, forged in field furnaces nearby by the methodical defenders.

    The Spartacus War

  • Also used of the acorn-shaped lead bullet flung from a sling, so it also meant bullet.

    Antony and Cleopatra

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