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shellbark

[shel-bahrk] /ˈʃɛlˌbɑrk/
noun
1.
the shagbark tree.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; shell + bark2
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shagbark

/ˈʃæɡˌbɑːk/
noun
1.
a North American hickory tree, Carya ovata, having loose rough bark and edible nuts
2.
the wood of this tree, used for tool handles, fuel, etc
3.
the light-coloured hard-shelled nut of this tree
Word Origin
C18: so called because of the texture of its bark

shellbark

/ˈʃɛlˌbɑːk/
noun
1.
another name for shagbark
Word Origin
C19: so called from the texture of its bark
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