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hognut

[hawg-nuht, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌnʌt, ˈhɒg-/
noun
1.
the nut of the brown hickory, Carya glabra.
2.
the tree itself.
3.
the pignut.
4.
the earthnut, Conopodium denudatum, of Europe.
Origin of hognut
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75; hog + nut
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British Dictionary definitions for hognut

hognut

/ˈhɒɡˌnʌt/
noun
1.
another name for pignut
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