hog nut

hognut

[hawg-nuht, hog-]
noun
1.
the nut of the brown hickory, Carya glabra.
2.
the tree itself.
3.
the pignut.
4.
the earthnut, Conopodium denudatum, of Europe.

Origin:
1765–75; hog + nut

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hognut (ˈhɒɡˌnʌt)
 
n
another name for pignut

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