Carya

noun
Car·​ya | \ ˈka(a)rēə \

Definition of Carya

: a genus of North American hardwood trees (family Juglandaceae) with the husk of the fruit dehiscent and the nuts angular — see bitternut, hickory, pecan, pignut — compare juglans

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History and Etymology for Carya

New Latin, from Greek karya nut tree, from karyon nut

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“Carya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carya. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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