bitternut

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Etymology[edit]

bitter +‎ nut

Noun[edit]

bitternut (plural bitternuts)

  1. The bitternut hickory, [[Wikispecies:Carya cordiformis|]], a common hickory tree native to the eastern United States and southeast Canada.
  2. Its fruit, a bitter nut sometimes used as feed for livestock.

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