Origin of mockernut
Examples from the Web for mockernut
The pignut and the mockernut hickories are found in the southern hardwood belt along Lake Erie.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
I should reply that the chestnut leads the list, followed closely by the mockernut hickory.
Mockernut leaves are large, downy, yellow-green, turning to gold in autumn.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
The superior size of the fruit and the smallness of the kernel probably give rise to the common name, "mockernut."Handbook of the Trees of New England|Lorin Low Dame
The mockernut is the hickory-nut with a dark, brownish-colored shell, hard and thick and not easily cracked.On the Trail|Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard