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An eastern North American hickory tree (Carya ovata) having shaggy bark and hard-shelled nuts with edible kernels.
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|Noun||1.||shagbark 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
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