- ☆ any of several bitter, astringent hickory nuts
- ☆ any of the hickory trees on which these nuts grow
See pignut in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Either of two deciduous trees (Carya glabra or C. ovalis) of the eastern United States, having pinnately compound leaves, male flowers grouped in catkins, and nuts with somewhat bitter kernels.
- The nut of either of these trees.
- The wood of either of these trees.
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