shagbark hickory

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shag·bark hickory

 (shăg′bärk′)
n.
An eastern North American hickory tree (Carya ovata) having shaggy bark and hard-shelled nuts with edible kernels.
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Noun1.shagbark hickory - North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nutsshagbark hickory - North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
hickory nut - small hard-shelled nut of North American hickory trees especially the shagbark hickories
Carya, genus Carya - genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
hickory tree, hickory - American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
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Most people spent a large part of that day walking along miles of trails surrounded primarily by white oak, red oak, sugar maple, wild cherry, white pine and shag bark hickory trees.