from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A local species of hickory, Hicoria (Carya) myristicæformis, of South Carolina and Arkansas: so called from the form of the nut.
- n. This tree, rare in South Carolina, is now known to range through Alabama and Mississippi to southern Arkansas, where it is abundant. It is a forest-tree 80 to 100 feet high, valuable for timber and fuel.
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