mockernut

noun
variants: or less commonly mockernut hickory

Definition of mockernut

1 : a smooth-barked North American hickory (Carya tomentosa) with fragrant 7- to 9-foliolate leaves

called also black hickory

2 : the nut of the mockernut tree

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“Mockernut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mockernut. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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