big oaks from little acorns grow

big oaks from little acorns grow
everything grows eventually with proper care

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Acorn — The acorn is the nut of the oak tree (genera Quercus , Lithocarpus and Cyclobalanopsis , in the family Fagaceae). It is a nut, containing a single seed (rarely two seeds), enclosed in a tough, leathery shell, and borne in a cup shaped cupule.… …   Wikipedia

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