Definition of pohickory in US English:

pohickory

(also pohickery, pehickery)

noun

North American
  • A milky liquid made from ground hickory nuts, used as a beverage or condiment. Now historical and rare.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Strachey (1572–1621), historian of Virginia. From Virginia Algonquian pawcohiccora, powcohicora.