from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two deciduous trees (Carya glabra or C. ovalis) of the eastern United States, having pinnately compound leaves, male flowers grouped in catkins, and nuts with somewhat bitter kernels.
- n. The nut of either of these trees.
- n. The wood of either of these trees.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The edible tuber of Conopodium majus, native to western Europe.
- n. Any of various types of hickory or their fruits; a hognut.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See groundnut (d).
- n. The bitter-flavored nut of a species of hickory (Carya glabra syn. Carya porcina); also, the tree itself.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hawknut.
- n. The fruit of a North American tree, the brown hickory, Hicoria glabra (Carya porcina); also, the tree itself.
- n. The fruit of Omphalea triandra and O. diandra, of the West Indies and South America.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an American hickory tree having bitter nuts
From pig + nut. (Wiktionary)