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Noun: hickory  hi-ku-ree
  1. American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
    - hickory tree
     
  2. Valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees

Derived forms: hickories

Type of: nut tree, wood

Part of: Carya, genus Carya

Encyclopedia: Hickory, North Carolina metropolitan area