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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cu·pule /ˈkju(ˌ)pju(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cu·pule n.
 1. Bot. A cuplet or little cup, as of the acorn; the husk or bur of the filbert, chestnut, etc.
 2. Zool. A sucker or acetabulum.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an
           acorn [syn: acorn cup]
      2: a sucker on the feet of certain flies