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hognut

[ hawg-nuht, hog- ]
/ ˈhɔgˌnʌt, ˈhɒg- /
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noun

the nut of the brown hickory, Carya glabra.
the tree itself.
the pignut.
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
/ (ˈhɒɡˌnʌt) /

noun

another name for pignut
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