PIG . 2.—I,Fruit of Carya
See also:alba; 2, Ilickocy
See also:Nut; 3,
See also:Cross Section of Nut; 4, Vertical Section of the Seed .
See also:hickory nuts of the
See also:American markets are the produce of C. alba, called the
See also:shell-hark hickory because of the roughness of its bark, which becomes loosened from the trunk in long scales bending outwards at the extremities and adhering only by the
See also:middle . The nuts are much esteemed in all parts of the States, and are exported in considerable quantities to
See also:Europe . The pecan-nuts, which come from the Western States, are from 1 in. to II- in. laiig, smooth, cylindrical, pointed at the ends and thin-shelled, with the kernels full, not like those of most of the hickories divided by partitions, and of delicate and agreeable flavour . The thick-shelled fruits of the pig-nut are generally
See also:left on the ground for
See also:swine, squirrels, &c., to devour . In C. amara the kernel is so bitter that even squirrels refuse to eat it .
PIG (a word of obscure origin, connected with the L...
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