Carya glabra
Hickory Hick"o*ry, n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora (Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from pounded hickory nuts. ``Pohickory'' is named in a list of Virginia trees, in 1653, and this was finally shortened to ``hickory.'' --J. H. Trumbull.] (Bot.) An American tree of the genus {Carya}, of which there are several species. The shagbark is the {Carya alba}, and has a very rough bark; it affords the hickory nut of the markets. The pignut, or brown hickory, is the {Carya glabra}. The swamp hickory is {Carya amara}, having a nut whose shell is very thin and the kernel bitter. [1913 Webster]

{Hickory shad}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The mattowacca, or fall herring. (b) The gizzard shad. [1913 Webster]


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  • Carya glabra — Pignut Pig nut (p[i^]g n[u^]t), n. (Bot.) (a) See {Groundnut} (d) . (b) The bitter flavored nut of a species of hickory ({Carya glabra} syn. {Carya porcina}); also, the tree itself. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carya glabra — ID 15743 Symbol Key CAGL8 Common Name pignut hickory Family Juglandaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Carya glabra — noun an American hickory tree having bitter nuts • Syn: ↑pignut, ↑pignut hickory, ↑brown hickory, ↑black hickory • Hypernyms: ↑hickory, ↑hickory tree • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carya glabra (Mill.) Sweet var. glabra — Symbol CAGL8 Synonym Symbol CAGLG2 Botanical Family Juglandaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Carya glabra (Mill.) Sweet var. glabra — Symbol CAGL8 Synonym Symbol CAGLG2 Botanical Family Juglandaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Carya glabra (Mill.) Sweet — Symbol CAGL8 Common Name pignut hickory Botanical Family Juglandaceae …   Scientific plant list

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