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bitternut


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bitternut  \Bit"ter*nut"\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  swamp  hickory  ({Carya  amara}).  Its  thin-shelled  nuts  are 
  bitter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bitternut 
  n  :  hickory  of  the  eastern  United  States  having  a  leaves  with  7 
  or  9  leaflets  and  thin-shelled  very  bitter  nuts  [syn:  {bitternut 
  hickory},  {bitter  hickory},  {bitter  pignut},  {swamp 
  hickory},  {Carya  cordiformis}] 




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