shag·​bark | \ ˈshag-ˌbärk How to pronounce shagbark (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The tasty montage of corn tortilla, shagbark black beans, roasted peppers, sunnyside eggs, salsa roja, cilantro, raw onion, avocado puree and breakfast potato was outstanding. Marc Bona,, 22 June 2019 At the 16th hole, his first shot went into a clump of bittersweet growing thick around some shagbark hickory trees. Denise Coffey, Courant Community, 17 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of shagbark

1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Shagbark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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