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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts.

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  • The shellbark is a tree the best varieties of which it is difficult to learn about.
  • "scalybark" to the Carolina hickory, the name "shagbark" to Carya ovata, and the name shellbark to Carya laciniosa.
  • The names "shellbark," "shagbark" and "scalybark" are at present used interchangeably by authors for different species of the hickory.
  • Stanley shellbark hickory grafted on shagbark stock. for more
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