mocker nut
mockernut mockernut, mocker nut mocker nut . 1. (Bot.), A smooth-barked North American hickory ({Carya tomentosa}) with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut, which is far inferior to the true shagbark hickory nut.

Syn: mockernut hickory, black hickory, white-heart hickory, big-bud hickory, {Carya tomentosa} . [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

2. The fruit of the mockernut[1]. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Carya tomentosa — mockernut mockernut, mocker nut mocker nut . 1. (Bot.), A smooth barked North American hickory ({Carya tomentosa}) with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard shelled edible nut, which is far inferior to the true shagbark hickory nut. Syn: mockernut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carya tomentosa — mockernut mockernut, mocker nut mocker nut . 1. (Bot.), A smooth barked North American hickory ({Carya tomentosa}) with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard shelled edible nut, which is far inferior to the true shagbark hickory nut. Syn: mockernut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mockernut — mockernut, mocker nut mocker nut . 1. (Bot.), A smooth barked North American hickory ({Carya tomentosa}) with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard shelled edible nut, which is far inferior to the true shagbark hickory nut. Syn: mockernut hickory, black …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mockernut — noun smooth barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard shelled edible nut • Syn: ↑mockernut hickory, ↑black hickory, ↑white heart hickory, ↑big bud hickory, ↑Carya tomentosa • Hypernyms: ↑hickory, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mockernut — /mok euhr nut /, n. 1. a North American hickory, Carya tomentosa, bearing a sweet, edible nut. 2. the nut itself. Also called mockernut hickory. [1795 1805, Amer.; appar. MOCKER + NUT] * * * …   Universalium

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