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Definition of the adjective acorn-shaped

What does acorn-shaped mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. shaped like an acorn

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Google previewWord 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 - ...

Google previewThe Carriage Trimmers' Manual and Guide Book and Illustrated Technical Dictionary (1881)

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 ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

Acorn-shaped. glandilemma n. [L. dim. glans, acorn; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (2006)

by James Stevens Curl

Acorn-shaped cast-ir0nT|n|a|(c.1820), Mecklenburgh Square, London (after/15); (b) conventional acorn ornament of stone ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

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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