hickory (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to the hickory tree or its wood.
hickory (plural hickories)
- Any of various deciduous hardwood trees of the genus Carya or Annamocarya.
- (uncountable) The wood of these trees.
tree of genus Carya or Annamocarya
- ^ 1975, Nicholas Hook, History of the English language: Here are early spellings recorded in America: 1608 — pawcohiccora
1618 — pockerchicory
1634 — pokickery
1653 — pohickery
1671 — hickery
1705 — hiccory
1792 — hickory