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The Oxford Companion to Food

Alan Davidson

, Tom JaineTom Jaine

the nuts borne by oak trees, Quercus spp. Of the hundreds of species around the world, many yield acorns suitable for animal fodder, but only a few bear acorns acceptable as human food. These have been eaten since prehistoric times, and still are, but their use has greatly diminished.... ...

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