pecan tree

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Noun1.pecan tree - tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nutspecan tree - tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts
pecan - smooth brown oval nut of south central United States
Carya, genus Carya - genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
pecan - wood of a pecan tree
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
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He told some amusing plantation experiences, recollections of old Iberville and his youth, when he hunted `possum in company with some friendly darky; thrashed the pecan trees, shot the grosbec, and roamed the woods and fields in mischievous idleness.
And for dessert, its sweet potato or pecan pie made from fresh pecans from the backyard pecan tree.
The governor is after local laws that limit property owners' right to cut down big, old "heritage" trees - a rule that might be more popular with Texans trying to keep developers from mowing down a forest to build apartments but that chafes homeowners who - like the governor himself - want to take out a pecan tree that happens to be in the perfect spot for a swimming pool.
Integrating the native pecan tree into the space connects patients to nature as well as serves as an educational tool.
First published in 1994 as The Pecan Tree, this book provides an introduction to the natural history and human uses of the pecan.
Describing everything form the plant itself, how the animal and plant kingdoms make use of the tree, and how the pecan tree came to be so widely grown.
The first project was to remove a 65-foot pecan tree from the backyard.
Pecan, pecan hickory, Southern pecan, pecan nut, pecan tree, faux hickory, sweet pecan, water hickory, bitter pecan, low ground hickory, wild pecan, swamp hickory, wild pecan, pignut hickory, water bitternut
Wal-Mart also made a special effort to save a large pecan tree on the site, changing the orientation of the store and incorporating the tree into the landscaping.
A sloth, hanging upside down, lazily watched me from a nearby pecan tree.
I replaced the plastic "Owl" grips with larger ones I nostalgically hand carved in pecan hardwood from my pecan tree.
Unfortunately, however, the instructor landed in a pecan orchard--more precisely, in the top of a pecan tree, where his chute became entangled.