- a North American hickory, Carya tomentosa, bearing a sweet, edible nut.
- the nut itself.
Origin of mockernut
Examples from the Web for mockernut
Historical Examples of mockernut
Elsewhere the pignut and the mockernut are called "hickory."
Other characters: The bark is close like that of the mockernut hickory.Studies of Trees
Jacob Joshua Levison
In 1933 I top-worked a mockernut with ten grafts of the Barnes.
This makes it of value for there are few of our named hickories that will do well when grafted on the mockernut.
There are three other nuts that I know do well on the mockernut.
- Also called: black hickory a species of smooth-barked hickory, Carya tomentosa, with fragrant foliage that turns bright yellow in autumn
- the nut of this tree