Sentence Examples


  • 5), isolated from acorns i n 1849 by H.
  • Some trees of the sessile-fruited oak bear sweet acorns in Britain, and several varieties were valued by the ancient Italians for their edible fruit.
  • The large sessile acorns are longer than those of Q.
  • The acorns of the oak possess a considerable economic importance as food for swine.
  • Ilex, usually a smaller tree, frequently of rather shrub-like appearance, with abundant glossy dark-green leaves, generally ovate in shape and more or less prickly at the margin, but sometimes with the edges entire; the under surface is hoary; the acorns are oblong on short stalks.