Definition of Bitternuts

1. Noun. (plural of bitternut) ¹



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Definition of Bitternuts

1. bitternut [n] - See also: bitternut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitternuts

bitterer
bitterest
bitterful
bittering
bitterings
bitterish
bitterling
bitterlings
bitterly
bittern
bitterness
bitternesses
bitterns
bitternut
bitternut hickory
bitternuts (current term)
bitterroot
bitterroots
bitters
bittersweet
bittersweet chocolate
bittersweet nightshade
bittersweetly
bittersweetness
bittersweets
bitterweed
bitterweeds
bitterwood
bitterwood tree
bitterwoods

Literary usage of Bitternuts

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1. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"1. Bud-scales in pairs, sometimes developing into small leaves: lateral buds often stalked. (Pecans and bitternuts). 2. Bud-scales not in opposite pairs. 3. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1899)
"It is a well known fact that the sweet-nutted hickories and walnuts have thick shells, and the' bitternuts thin shells. One can draw but one inference, ..."

3. The American Forest: Or, Uncle Philip's Conversations with the Children by Lambert Lilly (1834)
"... that even the pigs will not eat the nutmeg, or either of the bitternuts so long as they can get any thing else. In some parts of Pennsylvania they make ..."

4. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1884)
"It is observable that the eastern line of the Big Woods, properly so-called, (ie comprising large trees of Sugar Maple, bitternuts, Elm, Bass, Oaks, ..."

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