Associations to the word «Hickory»

Wiktionary

HICKORY, adjective. Of or pertaining to the hickory tree or its wood.
HICKORY, noun. Any of various deciduous hardwood trees of the genus Carya or Annamocarya.
HICKORY, noun. (uncountable) The wood of these trees.
HICKORY HORNED DEVIL, noun. (slang) A Citheronia regalis moth in its caterpillar stage.
HICKORY HORNED DEVILS, noun. Plural of hickory horned devil
HICKORY NUT, noun. One of the big, edible nuts of the hickory tree.
HICKORY NUTS, noun. Plural of hickory nut

Dictionary definition

HICKORY, noun. Valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees.
HICKORY, noun. American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope