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Words nearby pignut
Example sentences from the Web for pignut
They are bitternut (Hicoria minima), pignut (Hicoria glabra), and mocker nut (Hicoria alba).American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
The pignut deserves the better name, "smooth hickory," a more ingratiating introduction to strangers.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
Those on the pignut stock practically all caught and made short growth and then began to wilt back.
The grafts of Davis grew on pignut stocks, are still alive and doing fairly well.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
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
British Dictionary definitions for pignut
- the bitter nut of any of several North American hickory trees, esp Carya glabra (brown hickory)
- any of the trees bearing such a nut