mockernut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mockernut smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • mockernut (Bot) A smooth-barked North American hickory (Carya tomentosa) with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut, which is far inferior to the true shagbark hickory nut.
    • mockernut The fruit of the mockernut{1}.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mockernut The white-hearted hickory, Canya tomentosa. The nut is sweet and oily, very thick-shelled, and not flattened as in the white hickory. See Carya, caryin, and hickory.
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Usage

In literature:

Soil and location: The mockernut hickory grows on a great variety of soils, but prefers one which is rich and well-drained.
"Studies of Trees" by Jacob Joshua Levison
I have got some very good shagbarks on mockernut.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
It is entirely at home when grafted on the mockernut.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
One graft of Fox on mockernut lived and has continued to grow fairly well.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Stoke showed the group a picture of a mockernut tree in one of his fields which he had girdled to kill it.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
THE mockernut, or white hickory, is common on well-drained soils throughout the State.
"Forest Trees of Illinois" by Fuller George D.
The hickories, shagbark, and mockernut, show scales more than three inches long.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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