Definition of Bitternut hickory

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitternut Hickory

bittered
bitterer
bitterest
bitterful
bittering
bitterings
bitterish
bitterling
bitterlings
bitterly
bittern
bitterness
bitternesses
bitterns
bitternut
bitternut hickory (current term)
bitternuts
bitterroot
bitterroots
bitters
bittersweet
bittersweet chocolate
bittersweet nightshade
bittersweetly
bittersweetness
bittersweets
bitterweed
bitterweeds
bitterwood
bitterwood tree

Literary usage of Bitternut hickory

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1. The Sylva Americana: Or, A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the by Daniel Jay Browne (1832)
"This species is generally known in New Jersey by the name of bitternut hickory; in Pennsylvania it is called White Hickory and sometimes Swamp Hickory ..."

2. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"bitternut hickory. Leaflets 9 to 13, smooth ; nut small, very thin-shelled and ... WATER (BITTERNUT) HICKORY. (?ii Leaflets smaller, over 11 in number; ..."

3. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"bitternut hickory. Swamp Hickory. Leaves six to ten inches long; ... The Bitternut Hickory is a good ornamental tree, and quite hardy in proper locations in ..."

4. Peter Parley's Cyclopedia of Botany: Including Familiar Descriptions of by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1838)
"This species is generally known in New Jersey by the name of bitternut hickory ; in Pennsylvania it is called White Hickory and sometimes Swamp Hickory; ..."

5. League of the Ho-dé-no-sau-nee Or Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan (1901)
"bitternut hickory. Apples split open. Skull lying on a shelf. (Small hemlock limbs on ( water. (Small hemlock limbs on J water. ..."

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