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Definition of the adjective acorn-shaped
What does acorn-shaped mean as an attribute of a noun?
- shaped like an acorn
- similar: formed
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Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
acorn-shaped balan- (balanoid); glandi- (glandiform) agate-shaped agat- (agatiform) almond-shaped amygdal- (amygdaliform) anchor-shaped ancyr - ...
A Practical Treatise for the Carriage Trimmer by William N. Fitz-Gerald
The latter has an acorn-shaped wooden form, covered with plain silk and a plush top and bottom. Speakingtube tassels are made wlth a net head, and bullion fringe around the mouth-piece of the speaking tube. In addition to the tassels there ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Gramineae Origins: Latin glans, glandis "any acorn-shaped fruit" and loba, ae " the haulm of Indian millet" or Greek lobos "a pod"; see E.D. Merrill, Index rafinesquianus. 75. 1949. Glandularia J.F. Gmelin Verbenaceae Origins: From the Latin ...
The Describer's Dictionary (1995)
A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs
pictographic, hieroglyphic Particular Shapes or Likenesses acorn-shaped glandiform, glanduliform almond-shaped amygdaloid, amygdaliform alphabet- like alphabetiform amoeba-shaped amoebiform, amoeboid crescent-shaped cliff at the ...
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
Acorn-shaped. glandilemma n. [L. dim. glans, acorn; ...
by James Stevens Curl
Acorn-shaped cast-ir0nT|n|a|(c.1820), Mecklenburgh Square, London (after/15); (b) conventional acorn ornament of stone ...
A dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)
by George Milbry Gould
Acorn-shaped. 2. Adenoid. Glandulen (glan'-du-len). A preparation of the bronchial glands of sheep, used in the treatment of tuberculosis. Dose, 1 2-20 gr. 3 times daily. Glanduliform (glan-du'-leform). Shaped like a gland. Glass. (See Illus.
by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson
Acorn-shaped cast-iron finial (c.1820), Mecklenburgh Square, London. (after JJS); (b) conventional stone or stucco acorn ornament of stone or stucco. acoustic vases Earthenware pots or vases were embedded in structures to ...
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