Definitions for "Pecan"
Keywords:  hickory, carya, nut, mississippi, tan
A species of hickory (Carya olivæformis), growing in North America, chiefly in the Mississippi valley and in Texas, where it is one of the largest of forest trees; also, its fruit, a smooth, oblong nut, an inch or an inch and a half long, with a thin shell and well-flavored meat.
A classic American nut, which is a member of the hickory family, the pecan has a smooth, tan shell and golden-brown kernel.
wood of a pecan tree