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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of hickory, Hicoria ovata (Carya alba), which yields the best hickory-nuts. Also called shellbark (which see), and shagbark walnut.
  • noun Same as savonette, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The West Indian Pithecolobium micradenium, a legiminous tree with a red coiled-up pod.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A North-American hickory (Carya ovata) that has shaggy bark; shagbark hickory
  • noun A West Indian leguminous tree, Pithecolobium micradenium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts

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