Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Either of two hickories of eastern North America, so named from the loose, flat, strap-like scales of the bark on old trees.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A species of hickory (Carya alba) whose outer bark is loose and peeling; a shagbark; also, its nut.

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

  • noun A species of hickory (Carya alba) whose outer bark is loose and peeling; a shagbark.
  • noun The nut of this tree.

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

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

Etymologies

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shell +‎ bark

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