Persian walnut


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Persian walnut

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Noun1.Persian walnut - Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured woodPersian walnut - Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated
English walnut - nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking
genus Juglans, Juglans - type genus of the Juglandaceae
walnut tree, walnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglans
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Main plant species in Malakand include Bakain (Melia azerdarach), Shesham (Dalbergia sissoo), Persian walnut (Juglans regia), figs (Ficus carica), phulai or Paloosa (Acacia modesta), white mulberry (Morus alba) black mulberry (Morus nigra) chilgoza pine (Pinus gerardiana) blue gum (Eucalptus globulus) Persian poplar (Populus caspica) and chinar (Platanus orientalis) are grown in hilly as well as in plain areas.
Likewise Persian walnut, which is another name for English walnut (as are Carpathian walnut, California walnut and more).
It was the native North American black walnut, a cousin of the Persian walnut, which was widely cultivated in Europe.
Alexander the Great brought walnuts to Europe from Persia (modern Iran), the basis for the less frequently used name Persian walnut.
Effects of Persian walnut (Lavasanatregion) oil extract on lipid profile in animal model (hypercholesterolemic male rats).