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1. A walnut tree (Juglans regia) native to Eurasia, widely cultivated for its wood and its large, edible nuts.
2. The nut of this tree. In both senses also called Persian walnut.
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1. a walnut tree, Juglans regia.
2. the nut of this tree, widely used in cooking.
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|Noun||1.||English 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
|2.||English walnut - nut with a wrinkled two-lobed seed and hard but relatively thin shell; widely used in cooking|
walnut oil - oil from walnuts
walnut - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
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