Bitternut
Bitternut Bit"ter*nut", n. (Bot.) The swamp hickory ({Carya amara}). Its thin-shelled nuts are bitter. [1913 Webster]

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  • bitternut — ☆ bitternut [bit′ər nut΄ ] n. a hickory tree (Carya cordiformis) native to the E U.S., with thin shelled, bitter nuts …   English World dictionary

  • bitternut — karčioji karija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Riešutmedinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Carya cordiformis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Carya cordiformis angl. bitternut; bitternut hickory; pignut; pignut hickory; swamp… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bitternut — noun hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin shelled very bitter nuts • Syn: ↑bitternut hickory, ↑bitter hickory, ↑bitter pignut, ↑swamp hickory, ↑Carya cordiformis • Hypernyms: ↑hickory, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bitternut — noun a) The bitternut hickory, Carya cordiformis, a common hickory tree native to the eastern United States and southeast Canada. b) Its fruit, a bitter nut sometimes used as feed for livestock …   Wiktionary

  • bitternut — karija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Riešutmedinių (Juglandaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Carya). atitikmenys: lot. Carya angl. bitternut; hickory; pecan vok. Bitternuss; Hickorybaum; Hickorynuss rus. гикори; кария lenk. hikora; orzesznik… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bitternut — riešutmedis statusas T sritis augalininkystė atitikmenys: lot. Juglans angl. bitternut; Circassian walnut; Persian walnut; walnut rus. орех …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • bitternut — /bit euhr nut /, n. a hickory, Carya cordiformis, of the eastern and southern U.S., bearing a smooth, gray, bitter seed. [1800 10, Amer.; BITTER + NUT] * * * …   Universalium

  • bitternut — bit·ter·nut …   English syllables

  • bitternut — bit•ter•nut [[t]ˈbɪt ərˌnʌt[/t]] n. pln a hickory, Carya cordiformis, of the E and southern U.S., bearing a smooth, gray, bitter seed • Etymology: 1800–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Bitternut Hickory — Taxobox name = Bitternut Hickory image width = 240px image caption = Bitternut Hickory foliage regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Juglandaceae genus = Carya species = C. cordiformis binomial …   Wikipedia

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