Pignut Definition

pĭgnŭt
noun
Any of several bitter, astringent hickory nuts.
Webster's New World
Any of the hickory trees on which these nuts grow.
Webster's New World

The edible tuber of Conopodium majus, native to western Europe.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Carya glabra
  • black hickory
  • brown hickory
  • pignut hickory
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Other Word Forms of Pignut

Noun

Singular:
pignut
Plural:
pignuts

Origin of Pignut

  • From pig + nut.

    From Wiktionary

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