What does the word acorn mean?

Usage examples for acorn

  1. I tried to think, to reason it out; to consider where the hut would be; while the wind sighed through the oaks, and here and there I could hear an acorn fall. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. Each die was half a large acorn or walnut shell filled with pitch and powdered charcoal and inlaid with bits of bright colored abaloni shell. – Indian Games by Andrew McFarland Davis
  3. It is like putting an apple on a pumpkin vine, or an acorn on a hickory. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs