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shagbark hickory

shagbark hickory

noun

Definition of SHAGBARK HICKORY

:  a hickory (Carya ovata) of eastern North America with sweet edible nuts and a gray shaggy outer bark that peels off in long strips; also :  its wood

First Known Use of SHAGBARK HICKORY

1751

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