Definition of King nut hickory

1. Noun. Hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut.

Exact synonyms: Big Shagbark, Big Shellbark, Big Shellbark Hickory, Carya Laciniosa, King Nut
Terms within: Hickory Nut
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of King Nut Hickory

king's spear
king begonia
king charles spaniel
king cobra
king cobras
king crab
king devil
king fern
king hit
king hits
king hitting
king mackerel
king nut
king nut hickory (current term)
king of beasts
king of clubs
king of diamonds
king of hearts
king of insects
king of six
king of spades
king of the doos
king of the herring
king of the hill
king orange
king oyster mushroom
king oyster mushrooms
king pair

Literary usage of King nut hickory

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

1. Leaf Key to the Trees, of the Northern States and Canada, and a Botanical by Romeyn Beck Hough (1910)
"... bark shaggy with long strips; nut very large, compressed KING-NUT HICKORY (B. laciniosa). f5 7-11, lanceolate to narrow obovate, the lower ones somewhat ..."

2. Science of Plant Life: A High School Botany Treating of the Plant and Its by Edgar Nelson Transeau (1921)
"... the leaflets fall first and the petioles later. In the king-nut hickory the petiole remains attached to the tree through the following year (Fig. 42). ..."

3. Camp Craft: Modern Practice and Equipment by Warren Hastings Miller (1915)
"... and the best fire for it is a cross grid of split hardwoods, such as maple, king- nut hickory, chestnut, and black-jack oaks, etc. ..."

4. The Annual American Catalog, 1900-1909 (1910)
"12°, oo с. - Holt. Big brother of Sabin Street. Thurston. Mrs. IT *$t net. Réveil. Big John Baldwin. Vance, WJ t$i.5o. Holt. Big shellbark: king-nut hickory ..."

5. Report of the State Board of Forestry and of the State Park Committee of the by Indiana State Board of Forestry (1906)
"(King-nut Hickory.) Diameter of specimen, 28 inches. Average height, 80 feet. Maximum height, 120 feet; diameter, 4 feet. Wood strong, tough; color darker ..."

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