Definition of Bitter pignut

1. Noun. Hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin-shelled very bitter nuts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitter Pignut

bitter dock
bitter end
bitter ends
bitter floom
bitter hickory
bitter lemon
bitter melon
bitter melons
bitter orange
bitter orange peel
bitter orange peel oil
bitter orange tree
bitter pea
bitter pecan
bitter peptides
bitter pignut (current term)
bitter pill
bitter pill to swallow
bitter principle
bitter principles
bitter salts
bitter spar
bitter tonic
bitter water
bitterbrush
bitterbrushes
bitterbump
bittercress
bittercresses
bittered

Literary usage of Bitter pignut

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"In moist woods and swamps, Quebec to southern Ontario, •- • ••• brown ; weight per cubic foot 47 Ibs. bitter pignut. Bitter or pig-hickory. May-June. ..."

2. Carpentry and Woodwork by Edwin W. Foster (1911)
"The nuts of the various species vary greatly, from the bitter pignut to the popular pecan. Ash.— Several American species, all bearing wood which is ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"In moist woods and swamps, Quebec to southern Ontario, •- • ••• brown ; weight per cubic foot 47 Ibs. bitter pignut. Bitter or pig-hickory. May-June. ..."

4. Carpentry and Woodwork by Edwin W. Foster (1911)
"The nuts of the various species vary greatly, from the bitter pignut to the popular pecan. Ash.— Several American species, all bearing wood which is ..."

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