And yet, we don't consider it an oak tree.An acorn is a very young "organism."
The offspring of an Oak tree.
Yeah, how about you don't quote me out of context again and use the out of context quote to make a poll about something my quote had nothing to do with, mkay?Your sarcasm asside, I think I'll do the poll for my own reference.
"Tree" as opposed to "shrub" or "fern".
It would indeed be unusual to call an acorn a sapling just is it would be unusual to call an infant an adolescent.
However, calling an acorn a "tree" is no more unusual then caling an infant a homosapien.