Definition of Carya

1. Noun. Genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carya

Carthamus tinctorius
Carthusian order
Carum carvi
Carus' circle
Carus' curve
Carvallo's sign
Cary Grant
Carya (current term)
Carya aquatica
Carya cordiformis
Carya glabra
Carya illinoensis
Carya illinoinsis
Carya laciniosa
Carya myristicaeformis
Carya myristiciformis
Carya ovata
Carya tomentosa
Caryocar nuciferum

Literary usage of Carya

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"1, however, believe this species (which in future must be known as perdita, A. & S.) to be congeneric with the carya of Fitch. I have specimens of carya ..."

2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1856)
"Of all the species just enumerated, the Shellbark (Carya alba) is the most ... The Pignut (Carya porcina) differs from the former species by its bark, ..."

3. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"The structure of the two is practically the same. PECAN NUT. One of the most valuable native nuts of the United States, is the pecan nut (Carya ..."

4. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"FORK—In general it Is the same as the Shell-bark (Carya ovata) except ... BAKK—Same as Shell-bark Hickory (Carya ovata) or probably somewhat less shaggy. ..."

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