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BITTER HICKORY

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BITTER HICKORY (noun)
  The noun BITTER HICKORY has 1 sense:

1. hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin-shelled very bitter nuts

  Familiarity information: BITTER HICKORY used as a noun is very rare.


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BITTER HICKORY (noun)


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Meaning:

Hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin-shelled very bitter nuts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

bitter hickory; bitter pignut; bitternut; bitternut hickory; Carya cordiformis; swamp hickory

Hypernyms ("bitter hickory" is a kind of...):

hickory; hickory tree (American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts)

Holonyms ("bitter hickory" is a member of...):

Carya; genus Carya (genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China)


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