genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
Syn: ↑genus Carya
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Juglandaceae, ↑family Juglandaceae, ↑walnut family
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈka(a)rēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek karya nut tree, from karyon nut — more at careen
: a genus of No. American hardwood trees (family Juglandaceae) with the husk of the fruit dehiscent and the nuts angular — see bitternut, hickory, pecan, pignut; compare juglans

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  • Carya — can mean the following:* Carya (genus) , hickory trees * Carya , an archaic nut tree goddess: see Caryatis. * Caryatis , a type of moth, see Arctiinae …   Wikipedia

  • Carya — (C. Nutt.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Juglandeae, 5. Ordn. 21. Kl. L., wie Wallnuß (Juglans, s.d.), aber die Schuppen dreitheilig, vier bis sechs Staubgefäße, keine Korolle, die Narbe vierlappig u. die Steinfrucht mit vierkantiger… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Carya — Carya, Hickorynuß, aus der Familie der Amyrideae Juglandeae, hoher Baum in Nordamerika, mit wallnußartiger, eßbarer Frucht, an beiden Enden zugespitzt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • carya — ● carya nom masculin (grec karua, noyer) Genre de noyers d Amérique du Nord, tels que le pacanier et les espèces fournissant l hickory …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carya —   [griechisch], die Gattung Hickory.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Carya — Caryer Carya …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carya —   Carya …   Wikipedia Español

  • Carya — Hickory Hickory (Carya sp) Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Carya — Reino Plantae, división Magnoliophyta, clase Magnoliopsida, Subclase Hanmamelididae, orden Juglandales, familia Juglandaceae. ● Carya aquatica ● Carya alba (C. Linnaeus) T. Nuttall ex S. Elliott ● Carya buckleyi ● Carya californica ● Carya… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CARYA — I. CARYA apud Servium ad Eclog. 8. filia fuit Dionis Laconiae Regis et Iphitheae, quae a Libero amata, in monte Taygeto, in arborem sui nominis mutata fingitur, cum arctius a sororibns suis custodiretur. Ita enim is, Caryam vero, quam amaverat,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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