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hognut

[hawg-nuht, hog-]
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noun
  1. the nut of the brown hickory, Carya glabra.
  2. the tree itself.
  3. the pignut.
  4. the earthnut, Conopodium denudatum, of Europe.
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Origin of hognut

First recorded in 1765–75; hog + nut
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British Dictionary definitions for hognut

hognut

noun
  1. another name for pignut
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