hickory tree

noun
American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
Syn: ↑hickory
Hypernyms: ↑nut tree
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Carya, ↑genus Carya
Substance Meronyms: ↑hickory

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  • hickory — /hik euh ree, hik ree/, n., pl. hickories. 1. any of several North American trees belonging to the genus Carya, of the walnut family, certain species of which bear edible nuts or yield a valuable wood. Cf. pecan, shagbark. 2. the wood of any of… …   Universalium

  • Hickory — /hik euh ree, hik ree/, n. a city in W North Carolina. 20,757. * * * Any of about 18 species of deciduous timber and nut producing trees that make up the genus Carya, in the walnut family. About 15 species are native to eastern North America and… …   Universalium

  • hickory — UK [ˈhɪkərɪ] / US noun Word forms hickory : singular hickory plural hickories a) [countable] a tree that produces nuts and grows mainly in North America b) [uncountable] the hard wood of a hickory tree …   English dictionary

  • hickory — 1. adjective /ˈhɪkəriː,ˈhɪkriː/ Of or pertaining to the hickory tree or its wood. 2. noun /ˈhɪkəriː,ˈhɪkriː/ a) Any of various deciduous hardwood trees of the genus Carya or Annamocarya. b) The wood of this tree …   Wiktionary

  • hickory — hick|o|ry [ hıkəri ] noun count a tree that produces nuts and grows mainly in North America a. uncount the hard wood of a hickory tree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hickory — hick·o·ry || hɪkÉ™rɪ n. any of a number of North American hardwood trees of the walnut family; wood of the hickory tree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tree — /tree/, n. Sir Herbert Beerbohm /bear bohm/, (Herbert Beerbohm), 1853 1917, English actor and theater manager; brother of Max Beerbohm. * * * I Woody perennial plant. Most trees have a single self supporting trunk containing woody tissues, and in …   Universalium

  • Hickory (disambiguation) — Hickory may refer to:* Hickory, a type of tree ( Carya species) found in North America and East Asia.* Places in the United States: ** Hickory, Alabama ** Hickory, Kentucky ** Hickory, Louisiana ** Hickory, Maryland ** Hickory, Mississippi **… …   Wikipedia

  • Hickory Hill Park — is a large natural area in northeast Iowa City, Iowa consisting of convert|190|acre|km2 of forest, abandoned fields, reconstructed prairie, wetlands, and parkland centered around Ralston Creek and its tributary drainages. It is owned and… …   Wikipedia

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