big shellbark

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n big shellbark hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut
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Usage

In literature:

I doubt that northern pecans, big western shellbarks and hicans will have a long enough season to ripen.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
Hickory, Big Shellbark, 142.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
The big shellbark, like the little shellbark, is a common forest tree in the Middle West and Middle Atlantic states.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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