Nicker tree
Nicker tree Nick"er tree` (Bot.) The plant producing nicker nuts. [Written also {neckar tree} and {nickar tree}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • nicker-tree — ˈnicker tree var. of nickar tree s.v. nickar …   Useful english dictionary

  • nicker tree — noun 1. : bonduc 2 2. dialect : kentucky coffee tree * * * nick|er1 «NIHK uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that nicks or cuts. 2. British Slang. (in …   Useful english dictionary

  • nicker nut — noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry • Syn: ↑bonduc nut, ↑nicker seed • Hypernyms: ↑seed • Part Holonyms: ↑bonduc, ↑bonduc tree, ↑Caesalpinia …   Useful english dictionary

  • nicker seed — noun hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry • Syn: ↑bonduc nut, ↑nicker nut • Hypernyms: ↑seed • Part Holonyms: ↑bonduc, ↑bonduc tree, ↑Caesalpinia bo …   Useful english dictionary

  • neckar tree — Nicker tree Nick er tree (Bot.) The plant producing nicker nuts. [Written also {neckar tree} and {nickar tree}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nickar tree — Nicker tree Nick er tree (Bot.) The plant producing nicker nuts. [Written also {neckar tree} and {nickar tree}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nickar tree — Nickar nut Nick ar nut , Nickar tree Nick ar tree (Bot.) Same as {Nicker nut}, {Nicker tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonduc tree — noun tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries • Syn: ↑bonduc, ↑Caesalpinia bonduc, ↑Caesalpinia bonducella • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Caesalpinia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nickar nut — Nick ar nut , Nickar tree Nick ar tree (Bot.) Same as {Nicker nut}, {Nicker tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nick|er — nick|er1 «NIHK uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that nicks or cuts. 2. British Slang. (in horse racing) a) one pound sterling. b) pounds sterling. 3. a disorderly London youth in the 1700 s, who nightly broke windows by throwing coins at them.… …   Useful english dictionary

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