acorn cup


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Noun1.Acorn cup - cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an acornacorn cup - cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an acorn
acorn - fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base
cup - cup-shaped plant organ
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I haven't heard Frank laugh so much for ever so long," said Grace to Amy, as they sat discussing dolls and making tea sets out of the acorn cups.
The criss-cross markings on an acorn cup, the gloss of a conker and blood red berries against the dark green, shiny holly leaves; all these things made such a deep impression on me that they have stayed there for half a century.
I tend to regard the tail as an appendage rather than part of the mainframe, so if you count the acorn cup on my bur oak acorn and dismiss the tail on the warbler, we're in the ballpark.