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Noun: black hickory
  1. Smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
    - mockernut, mockernut hickory, white-heart hickory, big-bud hickory, Carya tomentosa
  2. An American hickory tree having bitter nuts
    - pignut, pignut hickory, brown hickory, Carya glabra
  3. North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut
    - black walnut, black walnut tree, Juglans nigra

Derived forms: black hickories

Type of: hickory, hickory tree, walnut, walnut tree

Part of: Carya, genus Carya, genus Juglans, Juglans

Encyclopedia: Black hickory