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Acorn

Acorn 1. (Science: botany) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule. 2. A cone-shaped piece... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Nut

Nut 1. (Science: botany) A dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., it does not split open along a definite seam at... Read More

Cupule

Definition noun, plural: cupulas (1) (botany) A plant structure made of hardened, cohering bracts, resembling a cup, as in... Read More

Balanoglossus

Balanoglossus (Science: zoology) a peculiar marine worm. See Enteropneusta, and Tornaria. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Acorn -... Read More