water hickory

noun

Definition of water hickory

: a hickory (Carya aquatica) of the southern U.S. having many narrow leaflets and rather bitter nuts

called also bitter pecan, water bitternut

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“Water hickory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20hickory. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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