Definition of Swamp hickory

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Hickory

swamp birch
swamp blackberry
swamp blueberry
swamp buggy
swamp candleberry
swamp candles
swamp chestnut oak
swamp cooler
swamp cottonwood
swamp cypress
swamp dewberry
swamp fever
swamp fly honeysuckle
swamp gum
swamp hare
swamp hickory (current term)
swamp honeysuckle
swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit

Literary usage of Swamp hickory

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

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"In the swamp hickory the leaflets are from five to nine in number, the nut thin-shelled and short. The buds in winter are yellow. ..."

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