Carya tomentosa

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 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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