Considering that our being has emerged from the tiny combination of sperm and ovum, a huge growth has emerged from a tiny beginning. This potential is frequently represented by the acorn or a seed. Even when adult, there is still enormous potential.
That which appears small and unimportant, but has the potential to mature into something great
Life, fertility and immortality are symbolized by the acorn, as is the androgynous. In the seed cup is the feminine and in the nut the potential for all life.
The two together suggest individual life.
Psychological / emotional perspective: The germ of an idea is present. There is also a need for patience in dealings, either with ourselves or others (the acorn requires a long gestation period to grow into the mighty oak).
Material aspects: When we dream of acorns there is a huge growth process beginning to emerge from small beginnings. There is a new potential for strength and spirituality. Since acorns appear in autumn, there may be the need to harvest or gather up the ideas before they can be stored, in order to give them time to work.
Gives gender - specific: Androgeny is inherent in the acorn along with the close relationship between the masculine and feminine principles with its potential for growth. This often means that this symbol should be interpreted by the male as fertility (normally a feminine realm) and by the female as tenacity and strength (usually perceived as masculine traits).
To see acorns in your dream represents intensity and endurance. It suggests the possibility of a relatively trivial ambition developing into something of more significance.
To dream that you are picking acorns from the ground indicates that your efforts will earn you the desired reward.
To dream that you are eating an acorn implies that these efforts will be rewarded somewhere down the road, and your life will seem much more enjoyable and much less complicated.
To dream that you are shaking acorns from a tree symbolizes your power to persuade others, whether positive or negative.
Precaution; well-known phallic symbol.
You will be extremely lucky if you dreamed of anything to do with acorns or the tree which bears them. They predict the successful outcome of any problems you may now have and prosperity and good fortune in all your plans for the future.
As a rule, any indication of Nature’s goodwill is a tavourable sign. See also such omens as CORNFIELD, FLOWERS, HARVEST, HEDGES, TREES.
To the lover, it is a sign of future happiness; to those in difficulties, a proof of speedy relief.
If you gather the Acorns in your dream, it is supposed to indicate a legacy, or some good fortune from outside your own life.
2. A sign not to be dissuaded in one’s quest for greatness by small beginnings.
Dreams of an acorn symbolize great potential. Because the blueprint for the oak tree resides within this tiny seed, the acorn represents the fact that your highest destiny, solutions and insights are already alive in miniature within you.
1- To dream of acorns indicates that there is a huge growth process beginning to emerge from small beginnings. There is a new potential for strength. Since acorns appear in autumn, there may be the need to harvest or gather up the ideas before they can be stored in order to give them time to work.
2- The germ of an idea is present. There is also a need for patience in dealings either with ourselves or others.
3- Life, fertility and immortality are symbolised by the acorn, as is the androgynous.
Seeing acorns in dreams, is portent of pleasant things ahead, and much gain is to be expected.
To pick them from the ground, foretells success after weary labors.
For a woman to eat them, denotes that she will rise from a station of labor to a position of ease and pleasure.
To shake them from the trees, denotes that you will rapidly attain your wishes in business or love.
To see green-growing acorns, or to see them scattered over the ground, affairs will change for the better. Decayed or blasted acorns have import of disappointments and reverses.
To pull them green from the trees, you will injure your interests by haste and indiscretion.
Joy, happiness, success. Your will be immensely lucky if you dreamed of anything to do with acorns or the tree which bears them. They predict the successful outcome of any problems you may now have and prosperity and good fortune in all your plans for the future.
To eat them indicate authority and fame forthcoming. As they are slow to make the mighty oak tree, so will your desires and plans be slow to mature, but when they do, they shall reach the highest of intentions.
(see Nuts, Seeds, Trees)
Male virility. In ancient times, these were an emblem of the testes, and often carried as amulets for fertility among men.
The acorn grows into the mighty oak.
If a woman is eating the acorn, an emblem of abundance and fertility.
Shaking acorns from a tree: Releasing your own potential or making efforts for improved abundance in your life (figurative or literal).
In Native American symbolism, this represents the beginnings of a rigid personality developing in yourself. Take time to correct it by being more open-minded and tolerant.