Definition of Hognut

1. n. The pignut.



Definition of Hognut

1. Noun. (American English) The pignut or hickory. ¹

2. Noun. (U.K.) ''Bunium flexuosum'', a tuberous plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hognut

1. a hickory nut [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hognut

1. The pignut. See Hickory. In England, the Bunium flexuosum, a tuberous plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hognut

hoglet
hoglets
hoglike
hogmanays
hogmane
hogmanes
hogmenay
hogmenays
hognose
hognose bat
hognose snake
hognose snakes
hognosed skunk
hognoses
hognosesnake
hognut (current term)
hognuts
hogo
hogpen
hogpens
hogreeve
hogreeves
hogringer
hogringers
hogs
hogscore
hogscores
hogshead
hogsheads
hogskin

Literary usage of Hognut

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"The hognut-Tree. Eastern North-America, reaching Canada and Florida. Often to 80 feet high ; sometimes over 100, with a circumference of 12 feet at 5 feet ..."

2. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"... (Olea Americana), but the fruit of this and other closely allied plants of the same family are not "yellow " when ripe, but purple. PIGNUT, OK hognut ..."

3. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
""This species is generally known in the United States by the name of Pignut and hognut hickory, sometimes also by that of Broom hickory. ..."

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