black walnut


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black walnut

n.
1. An eastern North American tree (Juglans nigra) having dark brown wood and a deeply furrowed nut enclosed in a globose aromatic husk.
2. The wood of this tree, used especially for veneer, cabinets, furniture, and gunstocks.
3. The nut of this tree, having an edible kernel.

black walnut

n
1. (Plants) a North American walnut tree, Juglans nigra, with hard dark wood and edible oily nuts
2. (Plants) the valuable wood of this tree, used for cabinet work
3. (Plants) the nut of this tree

black′ wal′nut


n.
1. a large North American walnut tree, Juglans nigra.
2. the nut or wood of this tree.
[1605–15, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black walnut - North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nutblack walnut - North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut
black walnut - American walnut having a very hard and thick woody shell
genus Juglans, Juglans - type genus of the Juglandaceae
walnut tree, walnut - any of various trees of the genus Juglans
2.black walnut - American walnut having a very hard and thick woody shellblack walnut - American walnut having a very hard and thick woody shell
walnut - nut of any of various walnut trees having a wrinkled two-lobed seed with a hard shell
black walnut, black walnut tree, Juglans nigra, black hickory - North American walnut tree with hard dark wood and edible nut
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Near to this, in a corner, stood a heavy, old-fashioned, brass-faced clock, incased in a high box, of the dark hue of the black walnut from the seashore.
But there are better chairs than this,--mahogany, black walnut, rosewood, spring-seated and damask-cushioned, with varied slopes, and innumerable artifices to make them easy, and obviate the irksomeness of too tame an ease,--a score of such might be at Judge Pyncheon's service.
We reached Columbus shortly before seven o'clock, and stayed there, to refresh, that day and night: having excellent apartments in a very large unfinished hotel called the Neill House, which were richly fitted with the polished wood of the black walnut, and opened on a handsome portico and stone verandah, like rooms in some Italian mansion.
Unlike a violated grapefruit, which left only a film of stickiness on the fingers, the violated black walnut stained my fingers yellowish-brown.
"The black walnut is already an important crop in the Midwest, but we are beginning to see it still has enormous potential," says Chung Ho-Lin, associate research professor of forestry in the School of Natural Resources and Center for Agroforestry.
Available in American Black Walnut or Siamese Rosewood (shown), the grips feature excellent color and black accent lines and have correct Smiley-pattern checked raised panels.
"Tollcross Park also has trees from North America, from hickory to black walnut; and every year hosts the rose trials.
A black walnut is one of the most picturesque and resilient of our native trees.
(The exception is black walnut, which doesn't need the help of a mordant.) For animal-based fibers, such as wool, a metal mordant is enough.
Some of the most impressive features of the property include North American walnut flooring, solid white marble tiles in all of the bathrooms, bespoke North American walnut wardrobes with integral lighting and bespoke full wall bed heads with feature white glass and American black walnut finish.
Black walnut (Juglans nigra) is one of the most important tree species in the United States for producing lumber and other forest products.