What is another word for pecan?

Pronunciation: [pɪkˈɑːn] (IPA)

The word "pecan" is a familiar term to describe a type of nut that is commonly used in desserts such as pecan pie, but there are a variety of synonyms that can be used to describe this nut. One such synonym is the "hickory nut," which refers to the tree that produces the pecan. Other synonyms for the pecan include "carya illinoinensis," which is the scientific name for the tree that produces the nut, and "southern nut," which refers to its origin in the southern United States. Other synonyms for the pecan include "sweet nut" and "butter nut" due to its rich flavor and texture.

What are the hypernyms for Pecan?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Pecan?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Pecan?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Pecan

Nearly in a direct line between the lynx and the hares grew a solitary tree, of the pecan species, with spreading limbs; and almost under it was a little patch or thicket of briars, weeds, and high grass-no doubt where some old log, or the carcass of an animal, had mouldered away, and fertilised the soil.
"The Boy Hunters"
Captain Mayne Reid
The latter now came out of the bramble; and with one bound sprang to the foot of the pecan.
"The Boy Hunters"
Captain Mayne Reid
And with this determination he galloped up the pecan, his claws rattling against the bark.
"The Boy Hunters"
Captain Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Pecan

  • Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.
    Rupert Holmes

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